The aguachile at Coni’Seafood is the most exciting thing I’ve put in my mouth recently. I made an odd noise when I saw the presentation – something combination of a gasp and a “wow!” Basically a ceviche, it is fresh raw shrimp marinated in lemon juice, topped with a fruity/spicy jalapeño puré. I recently visited the wonderful Peruvian restaurant Mo-Chica downtown, where ceviche has been raised to an art-form, but for a blast of pure fresh flavor, nothing can beat this aguachile. A serving was a dozen shrimp (for a surprisingly good price), so I was completely satisfied before moving on to a wonderful main course.
Ewww. I admire people that can eat anything that looks like that. The only seafood I can eat is SOME fish–but it can’t ‘look’ like a fish. (I’m THAT girl.) Definitely no octopus, crabs, lobsters, shrimps, clams, etc. etc. Can’t do it. It looks too real. (Like your blog tho.)