Category Archives: Octopus

Sotto, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Sotto Housemade Bread with Olive Oil, Olives, Lardo, Burrata Grilled Pork Meatballs – Snap Peas, Pecorino, Bitter Greens Crispy Octopus – Salame Piccante, Fingerlings, Garlic Broth, Fior di Latte Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, EVOO Selvatico – White ‘nduja … Continue reading

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Lago, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Lago Tiramisu Cocktail – St. George NOLA Coffee Liqueur, Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Tiramisu Liqueur, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Mascarpone Cheese, House Made Vanilla Ice Cream, Iced Espresso, Chocolate Curls, Italian Chocolate Cookie Dipped in Selvarey Allie Olive Verdi Focaccine … Continue reading

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Tapas by Alex Stratta, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Tapas by Alex Stratta Sangria Spanish Osetra Caviar – Bottarga Stuffed Egg, Pimenton Foie Gras Conserva – Fig-Almond Bread, Spiced Apricot Jam Potato Tortilla – Caramelized Onions, Eggs Roasted Eggplant Dip – Romesco, Chickpea Crisps Baked Monte Enebro – … Continue reading

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Portofino, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Portofino Warm Focaccia, Olive Oil, Balsamic Caprese Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Bufala Mozzarella, Basil, Roasted Garlic Crumble Meatballs – Kobe Beef and Duroc Pork, Fried Squash Blossom, Goat Cheese, Bacon, Beer Batter, San Marzano Tomatoes, 24 Month Parmigiano Reggiano … Continue reading

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Izakaya Go, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Izakaya Go Matcha Green Tea Takoyaki Hamachi kama Unagi bowl Salmon skin salad Miso Soup Battera Agedashi tofu Chicken Karaage Tuna Belly Steak Chawan Mushi Mushroom Zosui porridge Ten zaru soba with tempura Tororo Udon with grated mountain yam … Continue reading

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Estiatorio Milos, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Estiatorio Milos Crusty Grilled Bread and Olive Oil Milos Special – thinly sliced, lightly fried zucchini and eggplant with tzatziki and Kefalograviera Cheese Greek Meze Plate – Tarama, Tzatziki, Htipiti, Manouri Cheese, Olives, Cherry Tomatoes Grilled Octopus – Charcoal … Continue reading

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Carnevino [4,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carnevino Cheese Bombolini Rosemary Focaccia with Lardo and Butter Stracciatella – Beets, citrus, Sicilian pistachios House-Made Pastrami – Duck egg, cracked pepper Grilled Octopus – Pickled vegetables and limoncello Prosciutto di Parma ‘Riserva’ – Apples, Puffed Bread Carne Cruda … Continue reading

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Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Hearthstone D.O.C. Flatbread – Buffalo Mozzarella + Basil + Chili Charcuterie Board – 3 Meats, 3 Cheeses, Truffled Honey, Fig Jam, Toast Roasted Artichokes – Provence Style + Lemon & Black Garlic Yogurt Stuffed Dates – Chorizo + Bacon … Continue reading

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Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar Honey Badger – Aviation Gin + Belle Poire + Apple Juice + Lemon + Thai Basil + Cardamom Honey Charcuterie – Vacherin Mont D’Or, Heritage Pork Rillette, Country Terrine, Truffle Honey, Balsamic Crème, Raisin Walnut … Continue reading

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CRUSH, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Crush Punch, Drunk, Love – Mint Infused Hendricks Gin, Lillet Rose, Watermelon Juice, Lime Juice Kale Salad – Crispy Artichokes, Ricotta Salata, Warm Mushroom Vinaigrette French Onion Soup – Gruyere Cheese, Baguette, Thyme Shrimp Risotto – Arugula, Tomato Fondue … Continue reading

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Carnevino [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carnevino Peach Bellini Gougeres with Gorgonzola Rosemary Rolls with Lardo and Salted Butter Grilled Octopus with pickled vegetables and limoncello Insalata Caprese with burrata and basil Bruschetta di Stracciatella with charred summer squash Carne Cruda Alla Piemontese – chopped … Continue reading

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A Pig In A Fur Coat, Madison WI

Tweet A Pig in a Fur Coat Rabbit Rillette – Pistachio and Cherries Poutine – Foie Gras, Cheese Curds, Poutine Sauce Ravioli – Duck Egg, Bacon, Ricotta, Brussels Sprouts, Brown Butter Foie Gras Mousse – Profitteroles, Lardo, Fig Octopus – … Continue reading

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Stone’s Throw, San Francisco CA

Tweet Stone’s Throw Crispy Tomato Cream Wafers – Crushed Fava Bean Dip Puffed Potato and Eggs – Cauliflower Mousse, Chives, Crispy Chicken Skin Duck Pate and Mousse – French’s Mustard, Cornichons, Warm Soft Pretzels Warm Octopus & Okonomiyaki Pancake – … Continue reading

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Yusho, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Yusho Last Word – London Dry Gin, Green Chartreuse, Maraschino, Lime, Egg White Rapid Descent – Genever, Orange Curacao, Lemon, Eau De Vie (not photographed) Shigoku Oysters 2xFried Chicken – Kanzuri, Green Tea Lime Octopus – Haricot Vert, Egg … Continue reading

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East Side King, Austin TX

Tweet East Side King Thai Chicken Kara-age – Fried Thigh, Sweet and Spicy Sauce with Thai Herbs and Jalapeno Beet Home Fries Tako Taco – Butter Poached Octopus, Tobiko, Moo Shu Wrap, Vegetable Ceviche Still perplexed by the praise for … Continue reading

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Wing Lei, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Wing Lei         Dim Sum: Shark Fin Dumpling, Pork Dumpling, Lobster Dumpling, Steamed Pork Bun, Scallop Custard, Har Gow, XLB, Tea Smoked Duck, Soy Chicken, Baked Pork Bun, Shrimp Balls, Egg Custard, Azuki Bean Sesame Balls, … Continue reading

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Superba Snack Bar, Venice CA

Tweet Superba Snack Bar Jalapeno Corn Bread and Honey Tamarind Glazed Sticky Bun Buttermilk Biscuit with Blood Orange Jam Braised Bacon Ricotta Pancake – Maple Dulce de Leche, Banana, Nilla Wafers, Whipped Cream Octopus a la Plancha – Garlic Aioli, … Continue reading

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Trattoria Nakamura-Ya, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Trattoria Nakamura-Ya Iced Tea / Fever Tree Tonic Ginger Ale Bread and Butter Spaghetti Miso Carbonara Fried Jidori Chicken Bruschetta Nakamura-Ya Style – Tuna Spread, Anchovy Mozzarella, Octopus-Mayo-Wasabi-Avocado Italian Spring Roll Kurobuta Tonkatsu Nakamura-Ya Style Black Sesame Blanc Manger … Continue reading

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The Admiral, Asheville NC

Tweet The Admiral Buttermilk Fried Quail – Purple Potato Salad, Compressed Watermelon, Texas Pete Syrup, Celery Salad Roman Gnocchi – Grilled Octopus, Pecorino, Bagna Cauda, Kale Chips Sweetbreads – Baked Juusto Cheese, Caramelized Peach, Honey-Sesame Gastrique, Smoked Almond House Smoked … Continue reading

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The Playground 2.0 IO, Santa Ana CA

Tweet The Playground 2.0 Iced Whole Bean Coffee Nitro Pina Colada – Zaya 12 year, Coconut Water, Chewy Pineapple Summer in Irvine (Phock You) Golden Oxtail Pho Consomme, Miyazaki A5, Egg Noodle, Bean Sprout, Jalapeno, Mint You Put the lime … Continue reading

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