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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 and Seattle's hotspots, with stops in Cincinnati, New Orleans, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Fort Lauderdale and Bentonville, Arkansas.

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 and Seattle's hotspots, with stops in Cincinnati, New Orleans, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Fort Lauderdale and Bentonville, Arkansas.

NEW YORK

ARLINGTON CLUB
Pan Seared Scallops

Pork belly, pickled carrots, horseradish foam
1032 Lexington Avenue, arlingtonclubny.com

A VOCE (MADISON AVENUE)
Piedmontese Beef Tartare

Sundried tomato, Nostralino olives, olio verde, grilled toast
41 Madison Avenue, avocerestaurant.com

BENOIT
Rainbow Beet Salad
Goat cheese, toasted walnuts, bed of mâche

Crispy Duck Leg
Wild mushrooms, Lyonnaise potatoes
60 West 55th Street, benoitny.com

BLUE RIBBON SUSHI IZAKAYA
Bluefin Tuna and Zucchini Croquette

Panko breadcrumbs, wasabi cream cheese, tosazu
187 Orchard Street, blueribbonrestaurants.com

BOQUERIA (FLATIRON)
Crudo de Vieras
Cape Cod sea scallops, blood oranges, basil, Marcona almonds, lime

Picanton Rustido
Roasted Cornish hen, Morcilla and pear stuffing, cauliflower, caramelized Cippolini onions, parsnips, chicken jus
53 West 19th Street, boquerianyc.com

BOQUERIA (SOHO)
Zanahorias Rustidas
Cumin-roasted carrots, Labne yogurt, radish, cilantro, Marcona almond and citrus vinaigrette

Calabaza Asada
Roasted butternut squash, pistachio praline, Bosc pears, aged Mahon cheese
171 Spring Street, boquerianyc.com

DELICATESSEN
Pan Roasted Monkfish Loin
Caramelized cauliflower, maitake and quinoa salad, baby heirloom carrots, coriander and fennel pollen
54 Prince Street, delicatessennyc.com

DINOSAUR BAR-B-QUE (HARLEM)
Pulled Pork Burrito

Cabbage, cheese, avocado relish

Smokin' Beef and Blue Sandwich
Arugula, frizzled onions, mushrooms, blue cheese dressing
700 West 125th Street, dinosaurbarbque.com

FELICE 64
Grilled Octopus
Diced potatoes, black olives, cherry tomatoes, orange zest, garlic aioli, frisée salad

Homemade Squid Ink & Lemon Zest Tagliolini
Fresh lobster, chopped tomatoes, green pea puree
1166 First Avenue, felice64.com

FELICE 83
Pasta Pennette alla Norma

Eggplant, cherry tomato, basil, ricotta salata

Cacciucco (Seafood stew)
Octopus, calamari, shrimp, scallops, mussels, branzino, toasted Tuscan bread
1593 First Avenue, felice83.com

GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT
Grilled Swordfish

Tequila lime black bean sauce, chipotle cheddar mashed potatoes, sautéed asparagus

Michele’s Minnesota Chicken And Wild Rice Casserole
House salad, griddled biscuits
520 Columbus Avenue, goodenoughtoeat.com

LAVO ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Herb-Crusted Atlantic Cod

Fregola sarda, "aqua pazza"

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake
Lemon curd sauce
39 East 58th Street, lavony.com

L’ECOLE
Choucroute Garnie À L’Alsacienne
Sauerkraut, smoked pork belly, bacon, bratwurst, housemade sausage, ham hocks, bacon-pork liver quenelle, Yukon gold potatoes
462 Broadway, lecolenyc.com

RECETTE
Roasted Branzino

“Coq au vin” sauce, braised salsify, pearl onion, beef tongue
328 West 12th Street, recettenyc.com

RESERVE CUT
Maple-Glazed Duck Breast and Duck Leg Confit
Herb-roasted Yukon gold potatoes, wild forest mushrooms, sautéed white asparagus
40 Broad Street, reservecut.com

ROSETTE
Lamb Ragu Chitarra
Handmade pasta, roasted leg of lamb, hedgehog mushrooms, thyme oil, shaved Parmesan
171 East Broadway, rosettenyc.com

SANT AMBROEUS (MADISON AVENUE)
Pappardelle alla Norcina
Pappardelle, porcini mushrooms, fresh black truffles

Catalan-Style Lobster
White asparagus, lobster bisque reduction, quinoa and vegetable brunoise
1000 Madison Avenue, santambroeus.com

THE EAST POLE
Poached Farm Egg

Red Japanese turnips, wakame, barley miso broth, sesame pine nuts, pickled ginger

Pan Roasted "Pumpkin" Swordfish
Olive oil carola potatoes, rapini, Castelvatrano olive relish
133 East 65th Street, theeastpolenyc.com

CHICAGO

CH DISTILLERY
Seared Flank Steak
Yukon potatoes, shiitake mushrooms, horseradish crème fraîche
564 West Randolph Street, chdistillery.com

DUSEK’S
“The Ordinary”

House-aged ribeye fregola, pickled fiddlehead ferns, artichoke en Barigoule, porcini glace, Miner’s lettuce

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

FISH BAR
Housemade Fish Sticks
Fried cod, housemade Old Bay spiced potato chips

Banana Chocolate Bread Pudding
Challah, bourbon anglaise
2956 North Sheffield Avenue, fishbarchicago.com

OLD TOWN POUR HOUSE
Seafood Pasta
Fresh fettuccine, Gulf shrimp, jumbo sea scallops, shaved Parmesan, Chardonnay cream sauce

Beet Salad
Baby red, golden and candy-striped beets, roasted spiced pear, shaved fennel, pecan goat cheese nougat, frisée, mâche, Burton’s maple sherry
1419 North Wells Street, oldtownpourhouse.com

SOUTH BRANCH
Macadamia Nut-Crusted Mahi
Coconut curry rice, pineapple salsa, rum butter sauce

Filet Medallions
Truffle goat cheese au gratin, grilled asparagus, balsamic roasted mushrooms, pesto oil
100 South Wacker Drive, southbranchchicago.com

SWEETWATER
Open-Faced NY Strip Steak Sandwich
Button mushrooms, caramelized onion, gorgonzola fondue, crispy garlic bread

Thai Shrimp Salad
Rock shrimp, mixed greens, Granny Smith apples, grape tomato, crispy wonton chips, sweet & spicy vinaigrette
225 North Michigan Avenue, sweetwatertavernandgrille.com

TANTA
Parrillada Bachich

Grilled Scottish salmon, octopus, calamari, prawns, Peruvian solterito salad with basil cream and black olive sauce

Tiradito Bachiche
Wild mahi mahi, EVOO and bay scallops emulsion, leche de tigre, avocado, chalaca sauce, cherry tomatoes
118 West Grand Avenue, tantachicago.com

THE BOUNDARY
Truffle Chicken Salad Sandwich
Grilled pulled chicken breast, applewood smoked bacon, craisins, roasted garlic, celery, shallots, truffle aioli, Hawaiian roll

Garlic Hummus Wrap
Artisan lettuce, garlic hummus, cherry tomatoes, red onions, grilled asparagus, goat cheese, citrus dressing
1932 West Division Street, boundarychicago.com

CINCINNATI

METROPOLE
Pan Roasted Scallops
Red wattle lardo, oak broth, shaved ham, preserved lemon potatoes
609 Walnut Street, metropoleonwalnut.com

FORT LAUDERDALE

CAFÉ MARTORANO
Cold Water Lobster Tail

Jumbo lump crab cake

Stuffed Hot Cherry Peppers
Prosciutto di Parma, sharp Provolone
3343 East Oakland Park Boulevard, cafemartorano.com

NEW ORLEANS

GG’S DINE-O-RAMA
Panko-Crusted Catfish Club
Melted cheddar, honey mustard, avocado, roasted tomato, house pickle chips

Uptown Shrimp Po-Boy
Housemade dill remoulade, roasted tomatoes, shaved red onion, arugula
3100 Magazine Street, ggsneworleans.com

PHIL’S GRILL
Zapp’d Catfish
Zapp’s potato chip-crusted filet, French bread, housemade tartar sauce
748 Camp Street, phils-grill.com

SAN FRANCISCO

ALEXANDER’S STEAKHOUSE
Razor Clams Two Ways
One sautéed, one raw. Carrot puree, mint, Thai basil, shiso, spring onion, Nasturtium nest, sake and oyster bubbles
448 Brannan Street, alexanderssteakhouse.com

SEATTLE

POQUITOS
Escolar Ceviche
Avocado, Serrano, shallot, grapefruit

Grilled Whole Snapper
Marinated snapper, tortillas, hot sauce, cabbage salad, rice & beans
100 East Pike Street, vivapoquitos.com

VON TRAPP'S
Kartoffelwurst

Smoked beef sausage, Yukon gold potatoes, sauerkraut, fresh horseradish

Flammkuchen (Crispy German flatbread)
Pea vines, spring onions, olive oil, limburger cheese, shaved speck
912 12th Avenue, vontrapps.com

WASHINGTON, D.C.

BOQUERIA
Calamares con Tupinambor
Grilled baby squid, roasted sunchoke puree, arugula, smoked applewood bacon, smoked paprika vinaigrette

Pollo Rustido
Half free-range roasted chicken, black sausage, roasted cauliflower, chicken jus
1837 M Street Northwest, boquerianyc.com

BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS

THE HIVE
Red Wine Braised Beef Brisket
Cabbage, barley
200 Northeast A Street, thehivebentonville.com