Satoro Serves Affordable Tapas
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At a lot of tapas places, you can fill your table with pretty little plates only to wind up with a not-so-pretty bill at the end of the night. Chef Alexander Dziurzynski created a menu with the ravenous-yet budget-conscious tapas eater in mind at his new Satoro Restaurant & Lounge at 2050 Hollywood Blvd. At Satoro, the menu boasts as many as 20 items for $10 or less. And you can sample a taste of Greek, Spanish, French, and Italian influences.
Check out the traditional Spanish patatas bravas ($5), grilled colossal shrimp marinated served with a horseradish gazpacho ($10), the red chili chicken ($6), and the ceviche ($8). Dziurzynski says he didn't want to open a high-end place in tough economic times, so he scaled back his menu to lure in crowds with affordable tapas and entrees and regular specials, including free martinis for women from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays. The no-frills-yet-stylish eatery also makes its own bread and desserts in-house.
Dziurzynski says his bestseller is the Italian roast chicken with Parmesan risotto ($16). Dziurzynski was executive chef at Jackson's Steakhouse on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, which recently
closed, and the culinary mind behind Fish, a chic-but-short-lived
seafood restaurant opened by the Jackson family. The tapas menu at his
new place is available until 2 a.m. on weekends, where diners can hear
live music in the 5,000-square-foot space.
-- Jill Barton
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