Best Gambas Al Ajillo (2008)


Shrimp with garlic are a Spanish restaurant standby. At MARICHU, the UN-adjacent spot, the Basque food of the northwestern section is highlighted. Start with a chilled glass of sherry and a handful of olives for atmosphere, then move on to the gambas, sizzling hot in an earthenware casserole that's got more than a hint of garlic for flavor. Smokers can even puff in the back room.


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