I like raw meat!
What are some interesting raw meat dishes around town?
My favorites steak tartar is at Russell House Tavern, but I haven't had any others in Boston so far.
Can't really do Kibbeh since it might have sesame seeds or pine nuts (allergic).
I've had "dancing shrimp" - Thai raw shrimp dish - at a couple places but its been a while.
What is kitfo like, and where's the best place to experience it? Is it just butter-laden steak tartare?
What other raw meats can I try around here? :)
I've never had nor seen a recipe for kibbeh nayeh with sesame or pine nuts, Granted they are likely used in the same kitchen.
That said Al Wadi serves an excellent version.
I've had kifto at Addis Red Sea and at Fasika. Addis was much better. Fasika sort of seared it and that was wierd.
Kitfo is much spicier than steak tartare. The times I've had it, the main flavor is intense chile spice.
Forget kitfo, it's just spicy buttery tartare. For a unique flavor and texture experience, go to Habesha and order the gored gored (specify that you want it raw). This is larger cubes of raw beef, I'd say about 1/3" cubes of round or some other lean and moderately chewy cut. The sauce is an ultra flavorful butter with strong cardamom taste.