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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, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle's hotspots.

NEW YORK

ABBOCCATO ITALIAN KITCHEN
Chocolate Pappardelle
Vanilla-braised beef short ribs, garlic, pepperoncini, Pecorino romano

Brodetto
Saffron fish stew, striped bass, scallops, mussels, calamari
136 West 55th Street, abboccato.com

BALABOOSTA
Fluke Ceviche

Red cabbage, pistachio, sumac

Short Rib Empanada
Roasted red pepper tahini, pickled onion

Bouillabaisse
Clams, calamari, fish, shrimp, chopped vegetables, sourdough toast, saffron aioli
214 Mulberry Street, balaboosta.com

BLUE RIBBON FRIED CHICKEN
BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Hand-pulled chicken, toasted bun, special sauce
28 East First Street, blueribbonfriedchicken.com

BODEGA NEGRA
Spice-Rubbed Roasted Pork Chop

Mexican BBQ sauce, grilled onions, sweet plantains, mustard green salad, golden raisin vinaigrette
355 West 16th Street, bodeganegranyc.com

CASA LEVER
Seared Dijon-Crusted Tuna
Caramelized cipollini onions, aged balsamic vinegar, young carrots
390 Park Avenue, casalever.com

DELICATESSEN
Goat Cheese Gnocchi

Parmesan broth, duck confit, Swiss chard, caramelized onions
54 Prince Street, delicatessennyc.com

FELICE 64
Salmon Tartare
Pickled red jalapeños, cucumbers, yogurt and dill sauce, misticanza salad

Lemon Zest Tagliolini
Fresh lobster & tomato concasse, green pea puree
1166 First Avenue, felice64.com

KHE-YO
Roasted Kampachi Collar

Kampachi belly, garlic rice

Fresh Rice Noodles with Mushrooms
Good Water Farm bok choi, Thai basil
157 Duane Street, kheyo.com

SANT AMBROEUS (MADISON AVENUE)
Lombardy-Style Braised Beef
Sweet potatoes, seasonal vegetables
1000 Madison Avenue, santambroeus.com

SOTTO 13
Potato and Braised Beef Short Rib Cannelloni
Truffled fonduta
140 West 13th Street, sotto13.com

THE PEACOCK
Duck Cottage Pie

Red wine, mixed spices, root vegetables

Roasted Garlic and Sunchoke Soup
Butternut squash purée

Fish Pie
Scallops, cod, Scottish salmon, lemon, white wine, fresh herbs, grain mustard
24 East 29th Street, thepeacocknyc.com

THE SEA GRILL
Whole Grilled Rainbow Trout

Wilted spinach, tomato caper vinaigrette

Long Island Steamer Clams
Cooked en cocotte, white wine, herbs, grilled focaccia
19 West 49th Street, patinagroup.com

CHICAGO

HOWELLS & HOOD
Black Mole Empanadas
Oaxaca black mole, Berkshire braised pork, queso fresco, cilantro, Peruvian green salsa

Barbacoa Street Tacos
Dry aged prime rib, pickled red onion, queso fresco, shredded lettuce, sliced tomato, cilantro, radish, Peruvian green salsa, pinto bacon beans
435 North Michigan Avenue, howellsandhood.com

OLD TOWN POUR HOUSE
Smoked Brisket

Shaved house smoked brisket, butter pickles, Gouda mornay, Hawaiian bun

Pork Belly Grilled Cheese
Braised pork belly, butterkase & white cheddar, heirloom tomatoes, over-easy egg, smoked tomato soup, brioche
1419 North Wells Street, oldtownpourhouse.com

SOUTH BRANCH
BBQ Chicken Ranch Sandwich

Applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, BBQ ranch sauce, pretzel bun, French fries

Basil Hummus Wrap
Artisan lettuce, grape tomatoes, balsamic marinated beets, red onion, grilled asparagus, goat cheese, citrus dressing
100 South Wacker Drive, southbranchchicago.com

SWEETWATER
Ginger Ponzu Glazed Chicken Sandwich

Wasabi aioli, spicy slaw

Tuna Niçoise
Ahi tuna, cherry tomato, romaine lettuce, Kalamata olives, green beans, red potatoes, hard boiled egg
225 North Michigan Avenue, sweetwatertavernandgrille.com

THE BOUNDARY
Crawfish Étouffé
White rice

Sweet Bacon Burger
Brown sugar bacon-wrapped burger, sweet coleslaw, fried pickles, pretzel bun
1932 West Division Street, boundarychicago.com

LAS VEGAS

RED SQUARE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE
Fritto Misto

Calamari, rock shrimp, scallops, two dipping sauces

Shock Top Pork Tenderloin
Barley risotto, braised red cabbage, crispy onions
3950 Las Vegas Freeway, mandalaybar.com

STACK RESTAURANT AND BAR
Seared Day Boat Scallops

Salt-roasted baby beets, fava beans, arugula, kumquat vinaigrette

Crispy Bananas Foster Bites
Dark rum caramel, Nutella ice cream
3400 South Las Vegas Boulevard, stacklasvegas.com

LOS ANGELES

STELLA BARRA
Beef Carpaccio

Charred fennel, caper and shallot dressing, heirloom cherry tomatoes

Fritto Misto
Rock shrimp, line-caught calamari and scallops, semolina
6372 West Sunset Boulevard, stellabarra.com

MIAMI

OTC
Loco Moco Burger
Sautéed mushrooms, fried egg, sweet teriyaki sauce
1250 South Miami Avenue, otc-restaurants.com

TERRAZZA AT SHORE CLUB
Pappardelle Pasta
Sopressata, sautéed kale, lemon zest, Parmesan cheese
1901 Collins Avenue, morganshotelgroup.com

THE RESTAURANT AT MONDRIAN SOUTH BEACH
Garlic Labneh
Roasted peppers, capers, olive and tomato
1100 West Avenue, morganshotelgroup.com

SEATTLE

HOW TO COOK A WOLF
Geoduck Fritter
Bay leaf roasted lemon, preserved Meyer lemon aioli
2208 Queen Anne Avenue North, ethanstowellrestaurants.com

RIONE XIII
Vongole Y Spaghetti Nero
Manila clams, squid ink spaghetti
401 15th Avenue East, ethanstowellrestaurants.com

POQUITOS
Beef Tongue Tacos
48-hour braised and grilled beef tongue, three-chile salsa
1000 East Pike Street, vivapoquitos.com


Have a nightly restaurant special you want us to feature in a future column? Email george@foodrepublic.com with a dish description for possible inclusion.