As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to email@example.com. After the jump, find our other choices.
91. Tuna Ceviche at Sushi Samba
Sushi Samba looks like an ultra lounge, but eats like a restaurant. Diners come for the show on Lincoln Road and stay for the mix of Japanese and Brazilian cuisines.
The tune seviche (yes, they spell ceviche that way,. the contrarians) is beautiful to just look at -- different shades of pinks and greens form a mountain of color on your plate. Incredibly fresh tuna is marinated and cooked in grapefruit and other citrus. Coconut is added for sweetness and depth. The tuna is mild, with a hint of salt, the grapefruit wedges pop in your mouth, releasing their tangy and sweet flavor. A dish perfect as a starter or ordered at the bar to accompany some cold sake or a vodka martini.
100 Favorite Dishes:
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to Miami New Times's mission. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Miami's stories with no paywalls.