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Calgary, CA
July 18, 2019

8 Great Raw Dishes For Summer

Alloy Ahi Tuna Ceviche Start off diiner here with this fresh-tasting dish of sliced ahi tuna with lime, mint, heirloom tomato, mango and a wasabi edamame emulsion. (220 42 Ave. S.E., 403-287-9255, alloydining.com, @AlloyRestaurant) Avec Bistro Beef Tartare This tartare finds a great balance between tender beef, shallots, spicy dijon…

Alloy Ahi Tuna Ceviche

Start off diiner here with this fresh-tasting dish of sliced ahi tuna with lime, mint, heirloom tomato, mango and a wasabi edamame emulsion. (220 42 Ave. S.E., 403-287-9255, alloydining.com, @AlloyRestaurant)

Avec Bistro Beef Tartare

This tartare finds a great balance between tender beef, shallots, spicy dijon mustard and minced cornichons served on rich egg yolk, served with toast for the slathering. (550 11 Ave. S.W., 587-352-0964, avecbistro.com, @avecbistro)

Bar C Elk Carpaccio

Get a little gamey this week with Bar C’s beatiful carpaccio topped with a shaved mushroom salad and a sweet balsamic reduction. (340 17 Ave. S.W., 403-984-3667, crmr.com/barc, @BarCFoodDrink)

Blink Scallop Tartare

A little does of vodka adds a nice punch to this raw seafood dish served with pickled beet, apple and bacon with crispy ciabatta on the side. (111 8 Ave. S.W., 403-263-5330, blinkcalgary.com, @BlinkRestaurant)

Catch Yellowfin Tuna Tartare

While the warm weather is still here, you can’t go wrong with ordering this combination of Oceanwise-approved tuna and avocado tossed in a soy ginger vinaigrette, topped with peanuts and papaya salad. (100 8 Ave. S.E., 403-206-0000, catchrestaurant.ca, @catchcalgary)

Cucina Beef Tartare

Keeping things beautifully simple with this raw offering, Cucina serves up their version of tartare with brassica mustard, egg yolk, balsamic cipollini onions and crispy matchstick potatoes. (515 8 Ave. S.W., 587-353-6565, eatcucina.com, @EatCucina)

LOCAL on 8th Tuna Poke

Grab a seat on this Stephen Avenue patio and enjoy a couple beers with this summery starter. Chunks of tuna tossed in soy, ginger and jalapeno and served with tortilla chips. (310 8 Ave. S.W., 403-264-7808, localon8thave.com, @LOCAL8thAve)

MARKET Bison Carpaccio

Chef Bohati’s take on a classic sees thin slices of Olson’s High Country Bison are drissled with a shallot aioli, wild juniper, brioche croutons and dusted with tomato powder. (718 17 Ave. S.W., 403-474-4414, marketcalgary.ca, @MARKET_Calgary)

Zipang Sushi Toro Sashimi

When it comes to perfectly showcasing raw seafood in a Japanese style, Zipang does it right. The toro (tuna belly) is rich and tender. Definitely consider ordering more than just one piece. (1010 1 Ave. N.E., 403-262-1888, zipang.ca)

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