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Portland shrimp dish mentioned on Today this morning

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trakk Dec 29, 2011 07:17 AM

James Oseland, editor-in-chief of Saveur, mentioned a shrimp dish that Portland gave us in 2011. They had an example of it on the set. It looked like the shrimp were presented on a bed of salt. The name of the restaurant that serves it sounded like "Vitalle's"?

Anyone else see this or have more info on this shrimp dish?

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  1. zenon5 RE: trakk Dec 29, 2011 10:27 PM

    The Chef is Vitaly Paley of Paley's place.. I saw a video recently that included him preparing shrimp baked in hot salt. Not sure where I saw it but it's likely that someone else here will be able to come up with the link.

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      trakk RE: zenon5 Dec 30, 2011 06:36 AM

      THANKS! He spoke of it like it was the best food gift to America this year.

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        ORtastytravels RE: trakk Jan 5, 2012 05:31 PM

        Was it a spotted prawn dish?

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          trakk RE: ORtastytravels Mar 8, 2012 06:33 PM

          I don't recall that name being used...

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          ekc RE: trakk Mar 12, 2012 10:44 AM

          the recipe was in Bon Appetit's Top 100 dishes mag a couple of months ago (or maybe it was Saveur?)

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