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100 Favorite Dishes: Octopus Carpaccio From 3030 Ocean

100 Favorite Dishes: Octopus Carpaccio From 3030 Ocean
John Linn

As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010,

coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida.

Send your own nominations to john.linn@browardpalmbeach.com.

No. 4: Octopus Carpaccio from 3030 Ocean

Chef Dean James Max's 3030 Ocean at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in 

Fort Lauderdale puts a creative spin on local seafood like wahoo, crab,

and mahi-mahi. His octopus carpaccio salad is as inventive and

intriguing a dish as any the restaurant serves. In the spirit of fine,

European charcuterie, Max and company take the fleshy cephalopod and

transform it into soft salumi. The octopus, now tender and smoky, is

sliced into razor-thin blankets and laid over a light salad. The

texture and flavor of the slices is so dramatically changed and yet is

immediately recognizable as octopus. It's a kind of culinary magic

that's so rare, yet a skill Chef Max wields so easily. 

3030 Ocean

3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale

954-525-4000

3030ocean.com

Previous 100 Favorite Dishes:

No. 5: Moules Frites from Pistache

No. 6: Kobe Beef Sliders from Steak 954

No. 7: Shrimp and Grits from Creolina's Dixie Takeout

No. 8: Gouda Grilled Cheese with Heirloom Tomato Soup from Cut 432

No.

9: Crepes from Paris Bakery and Cafe

No.

10: Butifarra from Bravo Gourmet Sandwich Shop

No.

11: Topneck clams from Tark's of Dania

No.

12: Fried Rock Shrimp with Spicy Yuzu from Suite 225

No.

13: Wood-Fired Pizza from Sicilian Oven

No.

14: Key West Dolphin Sandwich from the Whale's Rib

No.

15: Singapore Noodles from Toa Toa

No.

16: Chopped Pork Sandwich from Johnnie Browns

No.

17: Lobster Roll from Kelly's Landing

No.

18: Grilled Achiote-Rubbed Fish Tacos from Havana Hideout

No.

19: Cracked

conch from Sheila's Famous BBQ, Conch and More

No.

20. Almond Cookies from Gran Forno Bakery

No.

21: Nobu Snapper from Sushi Simon

No.

22: Pâté Trio from Le Patio

No.

23: Aloo pie from Lovey's Roti

No.

24: Maple-Bacon

Donut from the Office

No.

25: Swordfish

Carpaccio at D'Angelo

No.

26: Michelangelo sandwich from Talia's Table

No. 27: Overstuffed Deli Sandwiches from 3G's

Gourmet Deli

No.

28: Pupusas revueltas from El Guanaco

No.

29: Hummus and pita from Bash Wine Cafe

No.

30: Beef brisket from Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q

No.

31: Burger from Brass Ring Pub

No.

32: Smoked marlin fish dip from Hurricane Alley

No.

33: Bimini bread from Bimini Boatyard

No.

34: Bacon from Georgia Pig

No.

35: Tacos al pastor from Taqueria Dona Raquel

No.

36: A slice from Pizza Rustica

No.

37: Whole fresh fish from Marumi Sushi

No.

38: Surf and turf roll from Nectar Lounge

No.

39: Yakitori from Heart Rock Sushi

No.

40: Upside down Sicilian from Nino's Restaurant & Pizzeria

No.

41: Gator Fritters from Corner Cafe and Brewey

No.

42: Kielbasa and eggs from Cypress Nook

No.

43: Rock shrimp tempura from Morimoto

No.

44: Daeji bulgogi from Gabose Korean Restaurant

No.

45: Coco bread from Charlie's Pastries

No.

46: Spare ribs from Troy's Bar-Be-Que

No.

47: Vegetarian reuben from Sara's

No.

48: Key lime pie from Le Tub

No.

49: Uni Angel Hair Pasta from Hiro's Yakko-San

No.

50: Meatballs from Cafe Martorano

No.

51: Burger from Jack's Old Fashion Hamburger House

No.

52: Lunch specials from Charcuterie Too

No.

53: Bruschetta from Noodles Panini

No.

54: Tulipan's guava and cheese pastries

No.

55: Baingan bartha from Woodlands Vegetarian Indian Cuisine

No.

56: Foie gras from Michelle Bernstein's at the Omphoy

No.

57: Jalea mixta from El Rey de Pescado

No.

58: Chipotle pork "florito" from East Coast Burrito Factory

No.

59: Fish tacos from Tryst

No.

60: French toast from Dune Deck Cafe

No.

61: Naan from Usmania

No.

62: Crawfish boil from Rosey Baby

No.

63: Banh mi from Saigon Cuisine

No.

64: Crispy orange beef from Pine Garden

No.

65: Chimichanga from Aleyda's Tex-Mex Restaurant

No.

66: Chicago dog from Hot Dog Heaven

No.

67: Lobster bomb from Galanga

No.

68: Wheat chiabatta from Gran Forno

No.

69: Fried chicken from Fran's Chicken Haven

No.

70: Salsa from Zona Fresca

No.

71: Falafel from Sunrise Pita

No.

72: Golden crab curry from Bamboo Fire

No.

73: Grilled squid from Sushi Bon

No.

74: Beef pho from Basilic Vietnamese Grill

No.

75: Stuffed poblano from Canyon

No.

76: Raja tamales from Chini's Burritos

No.

77: Udon soup from Sushi 1

No.

78: Steak fries from Maguires Hill 16

No.

79: Cheese steak from Sonny's Famous Steak Hogies

No.

80: Sliders from Zed451

No.

81: Cowboy burger from Charm City

No.

82: Corn fritters from Park Avenue BBQ & Grill

No.

83: Milk shake from Jaxson's

No.

84: Chicken from La Granja

No.

85: Kimchi stew from Yama Japanese & Korean

No.

86: Prosciutto roma sub from My Market

No.

87: Anticuchos from Taurus Steakhouse

No.

88: Goat cheese cheesecake from Satoro

No.

89: Pink vanilla cupcake from House of Sweets

No.

90: Skirt steak executive lunch from Beefeater Steakhouse

No.

91: Baby bok choy from Marumi Sushi

No.

92: Beer muenster cheese soup from Big Bear

No.

93: Chopped pork sandwich from Georgia Pig

No.

94: Cannoli from Mona Lisa Coal Oven Pizza

No.

95: Cheeseburger from Le Tub

No.

96: LaSpada's Italian special hoagie

No.

97: Frito Misto from Sublime

No.

98: Chicharron tacos from Tacos al Carbon

No.

99: Primanti Bros. sandwich

No.

100: Chicken wings from Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

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3030 Ocean Restaurant

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

954-765-3030

www.3030ocean.com


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