Savor | Signature Dish
Lucky you on vacation at one of the great beaches in the world surrounded by dozens and dozens of world-class eating establishments. We asked eight local favorites to share their signature dish with us. Hopefully you’ll be here for at least eight days so you can try each one.
Signature Dish | Seared Yellow Fin au Poivre
The highest grade Itsumo sushi tuna seasoned with kosher salt and melage peppercorns pan seared and served with “garlicky” spinach and fingerling potatoes finished with a brandy demi glace.
Restaurant | Savannah’s
The Landing 530 Causeway Drive
Signature Dish | Pan Seared Grouper
Fresh-caught local black grouper pan seared and served with a spicy shrimp and tomato white wine sauce over mushroom risotto.
Restaurant | Buoy 32
224 Causeway Drive Wrightsville Beach
Signature Dish | Honey Mustard Grilled Salmon
Grilled salmon with honey mustard served with duchess potatoes and fresh steamed asparagus.
Restaurant | Jerry’s Food-Wine-Spirits
7220 Wrightsville Avenue (just over the drawbridge on the mainland)
Signature Dish | Cioppino fra Diablo
Mussels calamari shrimp scallops clams in a scratch-made delicious spicy marinara.
Restaurant | Terrazzo Italian Trattoria
1319 Military Cutoff Road Landfall Center
Signature Dish | Anise Seared Maskoviduck with Fresh Herb Rosti Potato Tart and Buttered Spinach Truffle
The name says it all.
Restaurant | Tayste Restaurant & Bar
123 Princess Street Downtown Wilmington
Signature Dish | Low Country Shrimp & Grits
Jumbo shrimp sautéed tasso ham shallots garlic portabella mushrooms and white wine served with creamy cheese grits.
Restaurant | Water Street Restaurant
5 S. Water Street Downtown Wilmington
Signature Dish | Banana Split
Boombalatti’s banana split is made with a whole banana three scoops of the best handmade ice cream you’ve ever tasted strawberries pineapple homemade hot fudge whipped cream nuts and naturally a cherry on top.
Restaurant | Boombalatti’s
127 B Military Cutoff in The Forum
Signature Dish | Veal Rollatina
Veal stuffed with prosciutto and fontina cheese served with an artichoke and mushroom sauce.
Restaurant | Rafaella Restaurant
6722 Wrightsville Avenue