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Every Wednesday, Food Republic’s new 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’s hotspots, as well as a few places in San Francisco and Chicago. Have a nightly restaurant special you want us to feature in a future column? We're always looking to expand our coverage. Email george@foodrepublic.com with a dish description for inclusion!

NEW YORK CITY

TAO DOWNTOWN
Black Cod Lettuce Cups

Teriyaki glazed Alaskan black cod, pickled vegetables, sushi rice
92 Ninth Avenue, taorestaurant.com

BLUE RIBBON SUSHI IZAKAYA
Hotate Sashimi

Whole live sea scallop
187 Orchard Street, blueribbonrestaurants.com

DBGB KITCHEN AND BAR
Burgundy Snails and Saucisson

Black trumpet mushrooms, fennel, toasted brioche
299 Bowery, dbgb.com

BOULUD SUD
Warm Porcini Salad

Parmigiano reggiano, sunchoke, slow poached hen egg
20 West 64th Street, bouludsud.com

MANZANILLA
Slow Braised Beef Cheeks

Date and chorizo puree, brown butter roasted carrots
345 Park Avenue South, manzanillanyc.com

BISUTORO
Dark Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Mochi Ice Cream

Mint chocolate cream, edible pansy flowers, dark chocolate sauce
313 Church Street, bisutoronyc.com

THE RED CAT
Grilled Razor Clams

Nantucket scallop, bacon, three onion vinaigrette
227 Tenth Avenue, theredcat.com

HILL COUNTRY BARBECUE MARKET
Pit-Smoked Chicken Wings
Mustard powder, garlic, paprika, cayenne, chili powder, dark brown sugar
30 West 26th Street, hillcountryny.com

COLONIE
Pork Belly

Celery root puree, pickled apples, toasted sunflower seeds, red veined sorrel
127 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, colonienyc.com

SAN FRANCISCO

SALUMERIA
Pumpkin Soup
Slow roasted Tenbrink Farms cinderella pumpkins
3000 20th Street, salumeriasf.com

CENTRAL KITCHEN
Whole Hen

De-boned Hoffman Farms hen wrapped in bacon
3000 20th Street, centralkitchensf.com

CHICAGO

THE PURPLE PIG
Stuffed Squid

Prosciutto & bread crumbs, Santorini fava puree, squid ink, charmoula

Pork Brisket
Caciocavallo, pickled Napa cabbage and dijonnaise on pumpernickel

Pork Heart
“Chicago Italian Beef Style,” sweet peppers, giardiniera

Piadina
House-made ‘Nduja, scamorza, marinated eggplant, arugula
500 North Michigan Avenue, thepurplepigchicago.com