When summer arrives and the sweltering heat starts to smother us, it's time to forego heavy foods in favor of lighter fare. And ceviche, the citrus-marinated South American seafood treat, is a perfect choice on days like today when it's way too hot for the usual pan con bistec.
Today also happens to be National Ceviche Day, so you can score specials on the raw-fish favorite at several spots around town. From the Beach to Brickell, go out and get your ceviche on.
Stop by this Peruvian spot for a $10 selection of their ever-popular ceviche options.
Midtown's Mexican haunt is offering an extra-special lobster ceviche. It's made with poached lobster, green tomatoes, red onions, pineapple, chile de arbol broth, and pumpkin seeds, and it costs $15.50.
Pop into the teeny Washington Ave location or the newer Brickell outpost for 25 percent off all in-store ceviche orders today.
Head to the Gables for an upscale ceviche-tasting party featuring varieties like ceviche clasico al ají limo, ceviche bachiche, ceviche de camarones al olivo, and ceviche de tuna chino latino, among others. It's $60 a pop, and there'll be pisco too. You can score tickets online.
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Head into the Grove with a plus-one for a taste of Jaguar's ceviche sampler platter for two. The $20 option includes choros a la chalaca, lobster tail ceviche, and ceviche tostadas stuffed with ceviche peruano and ceviche los cabos. (Did we mention Jaguar won Best Ceviche in our 2013 Best of Miami issue?)
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