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Really good Ceiba experience

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Really good Ceiba experience

zaf | Jan 31, 2005 11:23 AM

I just wanted to say what an incredable meal I had at Ceiba on Saturday night, I swear that place gets better every time I go. We had the following and it was fabulous:

Cerviches Sampler - Raw shrimp in a tomato cilantro sauce, raw striped bass with sweet potato and chilies, raw yellowfin tuna in what seemed a coconut curry sauce, and raw grouper with lime and cashews. Bloody amazing.

Conch Ceviche with a sweet shrimp salsa - This was a special, but get it if they have it.

Steamed Blue Hill Bay Mussels – Bloody hell. This was a pepper and tomato sauce with onions in a large clay pot. It’s the kind of food where you stop every few minutes to cry desperately for water, try to breath through the heat, mop your streaming eyes, and then dive back in for another freakishly deliciously juicy muscle. Repeat as necessary.

Spiny Rock Lobster – Alright, I thought I was full before this. I was wrong. Impossibly sweet and ocean-y tasting with a citrus salsa.

Warm Cinnimon dusted Churros – This is honestly the liquid I based my own hot chocolate recipe on. Mine is good, but theirs is better. With crunchy dough to dunk. They win.

Our wine was a Verdejo, from Rueda, Spain - not what I would have chosen- which is good ‘cause I know nothing about wine- but exactly perfect for the food. Our server- Roberta- was great and patient, always a plus for those of us who take our sweet time deciding.

Link: http://www.dcfud.com

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