Fort Lauderdale

March 14, 2013

Dinner and cocktails at Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille at the Riverside Hotel

Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille is one of the new players on Las Olas Boulevard. Vibrant, bright, and spacious; completely redesigned and nothing remotely similar to its white linen-dining predecessor. This chic new bar and restaurant occupies the former space of the iconic and formal Grill Room within the Riverside Hotel.

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille photo credit: Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille

Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille is a breath of fresh air aesthetically compared to the Grill Room and unique in its menu offerings and style compared to other restaurants on Las Olas. As the name suggests, the menu is mostly seafood-centric with a smattering of beef entrees.

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille

Executive Chef, Toby Joseph and Chef de Cuisine, Jon Sanchez have designed Wild Sea’s menu using organic and sustainable foods; this premise allows for a regularly changing menu, due to ingredient availability. Last night our dinner exemplified the high quality of this new menu and the culinary talent of Joseph and Sanchez. Entree pricing begins at $26. The raw bar offers, East Coast and West Coast Oysters $3 each, Top Neck Clams $2 each, Poke $18, and Royal Red Shrimp Ceviche $14

Wild mushroom salad with belle goat cheese, watercress and smoked hazelnut

Citrus poached wild striped bass with mushrooms, kohlrabi and black garlic in clam broth

Sunburst Trout served with oysters, cipollini onion and baby carrots

Jason Cotter the Food and Beverage Director at the Riverside Hotel and Sommelier at Wild Sea has done a nice job with the wine list of over 200 selections. There are many recognizable labels [on this list] ideally making ordering wine a pleasant experience for the guest and not an intimidating one. For those who like their white wine choices a bit more edgy than a California Chardonnay, Cotter has an impressive selection on the list that compliments many of the Raw Bar items and fish entrees such as Vermintino, Greco di Tufo, Pouilly-Fuissé, Sancerre, Mersault, Petit Chablis, Grüner Veltliner and others.

Carlos Claudio is Wild Sea’s Pasty Chef who is creating equally unique and desirable menu items as his culinary counterparts such as the Heirloom Key Lime.

Heirloom Key Lime; raspberry and lemon verbena marshmallow Photo Credit: JewelsFabLife.com

 

Click here to view more photos from our dinner last night.

Wild Sea is open for dinner Tuesday-Saturday from 5pm.

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille at the Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille on Urbanspoon







 
 

 
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
Advertisement
 
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 

 
columbus salame

Columbus Salame

 SPONSOR Columbus Salumeria: Inspired in Italy. Founded in San Francisco. Columbus Salame is one of the most respected producers of fine foods in the country. In addition to authentic, 100% pork salame, Columbus manufactures ...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
Advertisement

 
wine dinner

South Florida Boutique Wine Shops – Where to buy wine

The best wine finds are at boutique wine stores, independently owned and operated. The best, because of the individual attention and knowledge the proprietors possess, who are more than willing to share their wine savvy with yo...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
Advertisement
 
04_windridge_k_exterior_header-7ab9bac3c9

Windridge Yacht Charters Hosts A Restaurant Cruise Series Beginning With The Federal Restaurant

Windridge Yacht Charter has launched a Pop-Up Restaurant Series whereby  Miami chefs take to the South Florida waterways for a dinner cruise on its flagship yacht, Lady Windridge. The series debuts with Chef Cesar Zapata of ...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 

Advertisement
 
bowl

Cooking Classes in South Florida

South Florida Chefs, their talents and their styles vary as do the foods they prepare. For an exciting journey into some of the most renowned and not so renowned kitchens in South Florida I’ve compiled a list of some of ...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 

 
Boston's Lobster Roll

Boston’s on the Beach Celebrates 35 Years With Blowout Party on October 25

Boston’s 35th Birthday Blowout is Saturday October 25th, and is open to EVERYONE. The party will kick off with Amber Leigh Band at 2pm, Boombox Band Miami at 8pm, and Suenalo “Latin Funk, Fusion Jam Band” comi...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
Advertisement
 
sig cc

Wine and Dessert Pairings

The classic pairing of wine and food can be as simple or as sophisticated as you make it out to be. Just as I stated in my article, “Food and Wine Pairings, what wine goes with what food” the matching of food and wine is ...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

CAPTCHA Image

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>