National Ceviche Day- June 28th!

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:

New York:

Mahi-Mahi: Fermented pepper, citrus, napa cabbage, cucumber, cilantro, red onion, nori

Shrimp: Poached shrimp, red onion, pomegranate, chives, avocado, dashi, leche de tigre

Tiraditos

Hiramasa: Scallions, fresno pepper, cilantro, avocado, popcorn, citrus

Seared Scallop: sesame, ume, serrano, red radish, kaiware sprout, tequila ponzu

Tiradito (Zengo NY)

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

Ceviche Tasting (Pampano)

 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:

Pescado: fluke

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

Ceviche de Pescado (Costanera)

  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!!

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