The humble trout may not be the sexiest of fish, but its firm texture makes it a terrific candidate for a variety of cooking techniques. Whether roasted, smoked, or grilled, this widely available fish can fits nicely onto a range of menus.

Manhattan, NY
Smoked sea trout betel leaf with trout roe, shrimp galangal and chili; $38

Los Angeles, CA
Roasted rainbow trout with pan seared cauliflower/carrot and ginger puree; $15, $23

Chicago, IL
Rushing Waters trout  with black radish, fennel, olives and meyer lemon; $21

The Witch
Philadelphia, PA
Pocono trout with citrus cous cous and Belgium ale beer blanc; $17

Cognac Bistro
Boston, MA
Sautéed rainbow trout with pumpkin seeds, haricot vert, lemon, caper and brown butter; $21

Candela Restaurant
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Trout Andaluza with garlic, crushed pepper, sherry vinegar, parsley and lemon; $17


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