Every Wednesday, Food Republic’s column “Would You Like to Hear About Our Specials?” highlights the nightly special dishes offered at popular restaurants from around the country. 

This week, we take a look at tonight’s specials from some of New York City, Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles and Seattle’s hotspots, with stops in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas, Nashville, Philadelphia and Scottsdale.

 

NEW YORK

DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE (HARLEM)
Smokin’ Beef and Blue
Arugula, blue cheese dressing, mushrooms
700 West 125th Street, dinosaurbarbque.com

EN JAPANESE BRASSERIE
Yuba Caviar
Murasaki Imo Tonyo soup, truffle mousse, glass eels
435 Hudson Street, enjb.com

FELICE 64
Lentil Salad
Red lentil, orange dressing, diced carrots, zucchini, red peppers, pickled red onions, watercress

Head to Felice 64 in New York City tonight for ossobuco served with Milanese saffron risotto. 

Ossobuco
Veal shank, gremolata, Milanese saffron risotto
1166 First Avenue, felice64.com

FRATELLI BRICK OVEN PIZZA
Linguini del Borgo

Italian sausage, broccoli, zucchini, pomodoro sauce

Salmon Tosano
Pan seared, white wine sauce, artichokes, mushrooms, tomatoes
1317 First Avenue

GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT
Grilled Grouper

Saffron roasted cauliflower puree, brown rice pilaf, sauteéd asparagus

Inside-Out Chicken Cordon Bleu
Béchamel sauce, Dijon mashed potatoes, steamed string beans
520 Columbus Avenue, goodenoughtoeat.com

JOE ALLEN
Shrimp and Grits

Cajun Andouille sausage, lobster consomme, fried egg

New England Roll
Maine lobster and crab, lemon aioli, celery, paprika, housemade potato chips
326 West 46th Street, joeallenrestaurant.com

JONES WOOD FOUNDRY
Smoked Mackerel Salad

Shaved fennel salad, baby arugula, horseradish dressing

Moroccan Lamb Rissoles
Steamed couscous, yogurt, cucumber with dill and harissa
401 East 76th Street, joneswoodfoundry.com

LOCANDA VINI E OLII
Goat and Potato Tortelli
Fresh spring peas, pancetta
129 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, locandavinieolii.com

MAISON O
Head-On Shrimp
Deep fried, chili salt

Pad Japan
Yakisoba lo-mein, dried shrimp
98 Kenmare Street, maisononyc.com

ORSO
Pappardelle

Roast pork shoulder “sugo”, roasted fennel, cherry tomato

Polpette
Lamb and ricotta meatballs, gorgonzola soft polenta
322 West 46th Street, orsorestaurant.com

SANT AMBROEUS (MADISON AVENUE)
Orecchiette Pugliesi

Broccoli rabe, burrata, spicy breadcrumbs
1000 Madison Avenue, santambroeus.com

SOTTO 13
Octopus Salad
Chickpeas, roasted peppers, fennel, oregano, country bread

House-Made Duck “Ham” Pizza
Rosemary fig jam, gorgonzola, arugula
140 West 13th Street, sotto13.com

SUSHI DOJO
King Crab

Served three ways

Seasonal fish selection this evening at The New York Times’ two-starred Sushi Dojo includes jumbo Pacific oysters.

Jumbo Pacific Oyster
110 First Avenue, sushidojonyc.com

SUSPENDERS
Panko-Crusted Chicken Breast

Stuffed with bacon, cheddar and broccoli, gravy, sautéed broccoli, mashed potatoes

Blackened Tilapia Sandwich
Homemade tartar sauce, ciabatta
111 Broadway, suspendersnyc.com

THE HEATH
Roasted Bone Marrow

Bacon-walnut butter, grilled bread

Whole Porgy
Green farro, pickled mushrooms, habanero, herbs, yogurt
542 West 27th Street, theheathnyc.com

New York City hotspot The East Pole has cooked up olive oil-poached Arctic char with creamed spinach. 

THE EAST POLE
Warm Asparagus Salad

Farm egg dressing, herbs, shaved Cortez bottarga

Olive Oil-Poached Arctic Char
Creamed local spinach, black trumpet mushrooms
133 East 65th Street, theeastpolenyc.com

THE PEACOCK AND THE SHAKESPEARE
Duck Rillette

Grain mustard, porcini mushrooms

Smoked and Poached Trout Pate
Lemon, horseradish
24 East 39th Street, thepeacocknyc.com and theshakespearenyc.com

 

CHICAGO

DUSEK’S
Striped Bass Crudo
Meyer lemon, shishito, micro cilantro, cucumber gelee, radish, chili vinaigrette

Kentucky Fried Quail
Foie gras cornbread, red beans, country gravy, pickled okra
1227 West 18th Street, dusekschicago.com

HOWELLS & HOOD
Jerk Chicken
Miller Farms half chicken, dandelion greens, corn, pickled okra, pigeon peas

Housemade Falafel
Shishito yogurt, cucumber, tomtato, butterbeans hummus, za’atar spice, cilantro
435 North Michigan Avenue, howellsandhood.com

OLD TOWN POUR HOUSE (OAK BROOK)
Pan Seared Whitefish
Roasted tomato and asparagus, creamy lemon dill sauce

Braised Beef Short Rib Slider
Chipotle BBQ sauce, white cheddar cheese, pickled radish
8 Oak Brook Center, Oak Brook, oldtownpourhouse.com

SOUTH BRANCH
Grilled Ahi Tuna Steak
Housemade kimchi, maple soy glaze, toasted sesame seeds, fried wontons, green onion, fried rice

Grilled Pork Chop
Irish cheddar grit cake, fried onion, wilted baby greens, Cajun Andouille cream sauce
100 South Wacker Drive, southbranchchicago.com

THE BOUNDARY
Chicken Jambalaya

Andouille sausage, “The Trinity”, pork tasso, Cajun spices, long grain rice

Buffalo Chicken Tacos
Flour tortilla, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, crumbled blue cheese, ranch or blue cheese dipping sauce
1932 West Division Street, boundarychicago.com

 

AUSTIN

PECHÉ
Butternut and Parsnip Ravioli

Brown butter sage sauce
208 West 4th Street, pecheaustin.com

THE BONNEVILLE
Pressed Cuban Sandwich

Black forest ham, mojo-glazed slow roasted pork loin, spicy chipotle aioli, red onion, cornichons, Swiss cheese
202 West Cesar Chavez Street, thebonnevilleaustin.com

TRACE
Gulf Sheepshead Bream

English pea puree, confit cherry tomatoes and fennel, carrot chips

Niman Ranch Shortrib Cannelloni
Handmade pasta, Texas mushrooms, horseradish, herb salad
200 Lavaca Street, traceaustin.com

Austin’s Japanese haven Uchi is serving sturgeon with sunchoke, romaine and grape for dinner. 

UCHI
Sturgeon

Sunchoke, romaine, grape

Wagyu
Spring onion, sweet potato, asahi caramel
801 South Lamar Boulevard, uchiaustin.com

UCHIKO
Ohyou
Halibut, parsnip, chamomile, rhubarb

Branzino
Yuzu kosho, nuoc mam, green papaya
4200 North Lamar Boulevard, uchiaustin.com/uchiko

 

DALLAS

Il Cane Rosso in Dallas is featuring gnocchi in a cream-based Boscaiola sauce with pesto.

IL CANE ROSSO
Gnocchi alla Boscaiola
Pesto
2612 Commerce Street #101, ilcanerosso.com

 

FORT WORTH

GRACE
King Crab Spaghetti
Uni cream, stewed Campari tomatoes, micro basil
777 Main Street, gracefortworth.com

 

HOUSTON

The Houston outpost of Uchi is offering prawns with uni and asparagus as a special tonight. 

UCHI
Prawn
Uni, asparagus

Foie
Blueberry, nasturtium
904 Westheimer Road, uchirestaurants.com/houston

 

LAS VEGAS

STACK RESTAURANT AND BAR
Spiced Colorado Lamb Chops

Tarragon mashed spring peas, charred spring garlic, Pinot Noir reduction
3400 South Las Vegas Boulevard, stacklasvegas.com

 

LOS ANGELES

41 OCEAN
Duck Confit Cassoulet

Spanish chorizo, gigandes beans
41 Ocean Way, 41ocean.com

BADMAASH
Chicken Tikka Poutine

Masala fries, cheese curds, beef gravy, chicken tikka, cilantro
108 West 2nd Street #104, badmaashla.com

DOMINICK’S
Spit-Roasted Lamb

Marinated tomato, mint, garlic, yogurt sauce, grilled flatbread
8715 Beverly Boulevard, dominicksrestaurant.com

EVELEIGH
Soft Semolina

Hedgehog mushrooms, hazelnuts, stinging nettle salsa verde
8752 Sunset Boulevard, theeveleigh.com

GUSTO
Black Spaghetti
Tomato, garlic, capers, black olive, anchovy, chili
8432 West 3rd Street, gusto-la.com

HUDSON HOUSE
Pissaladière
Caramelized onion tart, picholine olives, marinated white anchovies, radish salad
514 North Pacific Coast Highway, hudsonhousebar.com

LA DOLCE VITA
Fresh Tagliatelle
Bolognese meat sauce, Parmesan cheese
9785 Santa Monica Boulevard, ladolcevitabeverlyhills.com

OPEN AIR KITCHEN + BAR
Coconut Lime Risotto

Shrimp
829 North La Cienega Boulevard

SUSHI ROKU
Big Eye Hawaiian Tuna

Jerusalem artichoke vichyssoise, osetra caviar, gold flakes, extra virgin olive oil
8445 West 3rd Street, innovativedining.com

THE WALLACE
Grilled Asparagus

Goat cheese, pickled fennel, ciabatta, charred lemon
3833 Main Street, thewallacela.com

 

NASHVILLE

Yes, it’s as good as it looks. Nashville’s Southern Steak & Oyster has chocolate and pecan butter soufflé tonight.

THE SOUTHERN STEAK & OYSTER
Chocolate Soufflé

Hot chocolate & pecan butter soufflé cake, cookie crumble
150 3rd Avenue South #110, thesouthernnashville.com

 

PHILADELPHIA

Oyster chowder at Philadelphia’s Fitler Dining Room is always a popular item when on the dinner menu.

FITLER DINING ROOM
Oyster Chowder

Butter-poached oysters, chowder vegetables, brioche croutons, fine herbs, parsley purée, chowder broth
2201 Spruce Street, fitlerdiningroom.com

 

SEATTLE

ANCHOVIES & OLIVES
Halibut

Roasted Maitake mushrooms, asparagus, melted green garlic, mushroom brodo
1550 15th Avenue, ethanstowellrestaurants.com

HOW TO COOK A WOLF
Scallop Crudo

Salmon roe, heart of palm, baby fennel
2208 Queen Avenue North, ethanstowellrestaurants.com

RIONE XIII
Spring Carrot Ravioli

401 15th Avenue East, ethanstowellrestaurants.com

 

SCOTTSDALE

HOPDODDY’S
MexiCali Burger

Chicken patty, chipotle mayo, lettuce, pico de gallo, spicy pepper jack, bacon, roasted poblano, avocado
11055 North Scottsdale Road, hopdoddy.com