Category Archives: Octopus

Harvest by Roy Ellamar [2,] Las Vegas NV

Harvest by Roy Ellamar Pear Harvest – Grey Goose La Poire Vodka, Rekorderlig Pear Cider, Panllini Limonello, Madagascar Vanilla Syrup, Southwest Prickly Pear Juice, Fresh Lemon Juice, Bruleed Pear Lobster L’Armoricaine – Binchotan grilled Lobster, Tomato-Espelette Confiture, Aligot of Raclette … Continue reading

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Preux & Proper, Los Angeles CA

Preux & Proper Green Gullah – St. George Gin, Green Chartreuse, Pineapple, Lime, Ginger Beer, Chipotle / Treasure Island – Stolen Rum, Orgeat, Pineapple, Lime, Smoked Luxardo, Lemon Bitters Dungeness Crab Hushpuppies – Bourbon Barrel Green Hot Sauce, Basil Spice, … Continue reading

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Lipsmacking Foodie Tours – Savory Bites and Neon Lights, Las Vegas NV

Lipsmacking Foodie Tours – Savory Bites and Neon Lights Javiers Fresh Tortilla Chips – Javier’s House Salsa, Roasted Tomato Salsa, Green Tomatillo Salsa, Habanero Salsa Javier’s Enchiladas de Mariscos – Stuffed with Shrimp and Dungeness Crab sautéed in Butter, Garlic, … Continue reading

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Fiamma Trattoria & Bar [3,] Las Vegas NV

Fiamma Trattoria & Bar Ciabatta, Olive Focaccia and and Soft Rolls with Tomato Basil Butter and Unsalted Cow’s Milk Butter Beef Carpaccio – Spicy Patatine, Classic Cipriani and Citonette Dressing, Shaved Parmigiano, Brioche Croutons Caprese – Fresh Bufala Mozzarella, Heirloom … Continue reading

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Hotel Carlota, Mexico City MX

Hotel Carlota Organic Black Tea from India Flammekeuche with Onion and Botarga Octopus in Peanut Sauce ‘Tostaditas’ Smoked Wagyu Beef Tartare from Durango and Seeds Tabule Bread and Butter Macaroni, Organic Bacon and Oaxaca Chilis Creamy Polenta, Huitlacoche, Baby Corn … Continue reading

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La Docena, Mexico City MX

La Docena Tostadas and Crackers, Hot Sauces Shrimp Aguachile with Radish, Jicama and Onion in Red Broth Octopus Tostada with Tomato, Pineapple, Guacamole and Onion Blue Crab with Tomato, Avocado and Serrano Pepper Foam Thick-cut Chicharron with Lime, Red Sauce … Continue reading

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Contramar, Mexico City MX

Contramar Bread and Tostada Basket Limes, Tomatillo Salsa, Poblano Salsa, Jalapeno Onions Shrimp Aguachiles with Green Chili, Radish, Red Onions and Cucumber Pulpo Tostada with Black Beans, Avocado and Chipotle Mayonnaise Charal Tacos with Black Beans, Onion and Cilantro 3/4 … Continue reading

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MeroToro, Mexico City MX

Merotoro Fluffy Bread, Olive Oil, Sea Salt Tuna Aguachile with Avocado, Radish, Sea Beans and Jicama Octopus with Potatoes, Gizzards and Cucumbers Roasted Carrots with Almonds and Bok Choy Grilled Prawns with Lemon, Butter and Spicy Vinaigrette Roasted Chicken with … Continue reading

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Pujol, Mexico City MX

Pujol Cucumber Margarita – Koch Olla de Barro, Jugo de Limon y Sal de Gusano Guayaba Shrub – Casa Dragones Blanco, Canela, Shrub de Guayaba, Dolin Dry y Solear Gordita, Chicharron, Casava Baby Corn, Chicatana Ants, Mayonnaise, Chili Jerky Tartar, … Continue reading

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Rosetta, Mexico City MX

Rosetta Grissini Focaccia and Wheat with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Charcoal Eggplants, Tomato, Basil, Peppers Black Tagliolini with Octopus Pappardelle, Chicken Livers, Sage Pork Loin, White Mole, Epazote Braised Short Ribs, Creamy Polenta Americano with Meringue Affogato with Cardamom Ice … Continue reading

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Aureole, Las Vegas NV

Aureole Through The Pines – St. Georges Terroir Gin, Aperol, Giffard Pink Grapefruit, Lime, Tonic, Rosemary Focaccia, Black Salt and Butter Raclette Fondue – Intuitive Forager Seasonal Crudites Hummus, Baba Ganoush & Tzatziki – Herb Garlic Flatbread Black Garlic Caesar … Continue reading

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Portofino Ristorante [6,] Las Vegas NV

Portofino Ristorante Olive Oil Soaked Focaccia Caprese Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Bufala Mozzarella, Basil Meatballs – Fried Squash Blossom, Goat Cheese, San Marzano Tomatoes Grilled Octopus – Calabrian Peperonata, Fingerling Crisps, Salsa Verde Crab Cake Arancini – Lemon Saffton Risotto, … Continue reading

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Restaurant R’Evolution, New Orleans LA

Restaurant R’Evolution The Overnight Saint-sation – Breckenridge Vodka, Fresh Blackberries and Raspberries, Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters Marinated Octopus with Apples and Fennel Duck Fat Brioche and Whole Wheat Sourdough with Salted Butter, Steen’s Sweet Butter, Extra … Continue reading

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35 Steaks + Martinis [3,] Las Vegas NV

35 Steaks + Martinis Buttered Herb Focaccia 35 Steaks + Martinis Limited Edition California Sparkling Wine Lobster Escargot – Garlic Herb Butter, Parsley Foam, Hazelnut, Parker House Rolls 2013 Vincent Delaporte Sancerre Charred Octopus and Black Angus Filet Carpaccio – … Continue reading

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Carnevino [8,] Las Vegas NV

Carnevino 2013 Schramsberg Brut Rose Gougeres Rosemary Focaccia with Lardo and European Butter Prosciutto di Parma ‘Riserva’ Gnocco Fritto Little Gem Salad with Guanciale, Gorgonzola, Pickled Onions, Apples, Walnuts Grilled Octopus with Pickled Vegetables and Limoncello Squash Blossoms with Blue … Continue reading

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Acqua & Mais, Venice IT

Acqua & Mais Fried Shrimp and Squid Brandade and Fried Polenta Seafood Arancini A small food stall located near Pasticceria Rizzardini it was just past 11h00 when I doubled back to sample the Venetian Streetfoods of Acqua & Mais, the … Continue reading

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Fiamma Trattoria & Bar [2,] Las Vegas NV

Fiamma Trattoria & Bar Focaccia and Soft Rolls with Tomato Basil Butter and Unsalted Cow’s Milk Butter Grilled Mediterranean Octopus – Pee Wee Potatoes, Kalamata Olives, Red Pepper Romesco, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Frisee Beef Carpaccio – Shaved Fennel and Celery … Continue reading

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Portofino [5,] Las Vegas NV

Portofino by Chef Michael LaPlaca BARREL-AGED MARGARITA- Patron Reposado Mirage barrel select tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice, shaken with sugar OLIVE OIL FOCACCIA CAPRESE SALAD – heirloom tomatoes, bufala mozzarella, basil MEATBALLS – fried squash blossom, goat cheese, San Marzano … Continue reading

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Hugo’s, Portland ME

Hugo’s Restaurant Everything Bagel – Salmon Mousse, Onions, Crème Fraiche Garlic Buttermilk Biscuits with Butter Pork Katsu – Buckwheat, Chinese Mustard, Pickled Celtuce Halibut Crudo – Tomatillo, Radish, Yuzu Kosho Charred Broccolini – House Ricotta, Salsa Verde, Spicy Pepitas Sweetbreads … Continue reading

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Carmine’s, Las Vegas NV

Carmine’s Bread Basket – Focaccia, Rye, Tomato and Herb, Rustic Italian Cold Antipasto Platter – Mortadella, Prosciutto, Eggplant Caponata, Salmon Crostini, Seafood Salad, Mixed Olives, Panini and More Spicy Scarpariello Wings Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna Double Espresso on Ice Bread Pudding … Continue reading

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