Best Thing We Ate

Best Thing We Ate Last Night: Shrimp With White Gazpacho at La Vara

By Kelly Dobkin  |  July 25, 2013

There were quite a few highlights during last night's meal at La Vara (sweet and gooey fried eggplant with honey and cheese, perfect little wedges of pan tomate), but the dish that stuck out most was a special of tender, sweet shrimp over noodle-like ribbons of squid, topped with an almond-based white gazpacho. The cooling, delicate dish cleverly mimicked a creamy shrimp pasta, but with a much more appropriate-for-summer spin.