Cold temperatures call for food that invokes warm, sunny days and coastal vibes. Ceviche — a popular Latin American seafood dish — achieves exactly that.
Ceviche takes many forms, but most involve a marriage of raw, fresh fish, a spicy citrus-forward "tigre de leche" (tiger's milk) marinade, and South American vegetables like sweet potatoes, onions, and corn. Some variations also add poached or fried seafood like shrimp, octopus, squid, or scallops.
Many Latin American countries specialize in the dish. It's especially common and popular in Peru. Here are a dozen of the area's best restaurants to find a plate of ceviche, ranging from new-to-the-scene Peruvian restaurants to oyster bars and chicken spots.Read More