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The Six Best Seafood Dishes in Dallas

We'd put these beautifully crafted plates up against offerings from the world's finest restaurants.
photography by Kevin Hunter Marple

The Mercury

Pan-crisped Halibut

Chef Chris Ward sautes a thick, “pavé” cut of halibut in clarified butter and swaddles the fish in a chicken stock sauce scented with truffles. The halibut is set atop a bed of roasted breakfast radishes, tricolor cauliflower, braised fennel, and roasted “oblique”-cut carrots. It is topped with artichoke guacamole; sliced artichoke heart; peeled, braised cherry tomato; and a fried lotus root chip. $32