My poor Colombian taste buds are going to hate me by the end of this post. But I found it important to share with all food junkies:
JUNE 28th is National Ceviche Day!
As if things could not get any better- a few restaurants across the US will be celebrating! With a healthy mix of this delicious Latin-Asian dish-it is a day not to miss!
Zengo: Richard Sandoval Restaurants in New York, Denver, D.C., and Santa Monica will be participating! Here is a sample of one the menus:
Mahi-Mahi: Fermented pepper, citrus, napa cabbage, cucumber, cilantro, red onion, nori
Shrimp: Poached shrimp, red onion, pomegranate, chives, avocado, dashi, leche de tigre
Hiramasa: Scallions, fresno pepper, cilantro, avocado, popcorn, citrus
Seared Scallop: sesame, ume, serrano, red radish, kaiware sprout, tequila ponzu
Pampano: Chef Lucero Martinez-Richard Sandoval Restaurants in NY
(209 East 49th Street, New York, NY – even easier for you guys to find! )
Will be serving:
Camaron: Shrimp, lime, avocado, chile habanero
Atun: Big eye tuna, pear tomatoes, cilantro, serrano, ginger and cucumber broth
Halibut: Halibut, cilantro, mint, mango
Mahi-Mahi: citrus tomato, chile serrano
Pulpo-a la Parilla: grilled octopus, cactus, tomato, queso fresco, black olive caramel, lemon vinaigrette
Chicharron de Camaron: crispy rock shripm, coconut-guajillo, avocado vinaigrette
Finally…only because I don’t think my stomach could handle any more descriptions.
Costanera: Cocina Peruana- Chef/Owner Juan Placencia in New Jersey!
Ceviche: marinated in leche de tigre and aji chilies and served with red onion, cilantro, yams and chocolo:
Mixto: fluke, octopus, shrimp, squid
Costanera: crab, arctic char, shrimp
Tiradito: similar to ceviche but the fish is cut sashimi style and the aji chilies
Tradicional: fluke with aji rocoto and cilantro
Nikkei: arctic char with aji amarillo, avocado and soy-lime dressing
For a more extended menu check out- Ceviche Day!
So please if you don’t do it for yourself, do it for my taste buds and rumbling stomach! Jot it down- and go out – June 28th Ceviche Day!!