Shrimp still lead in shellfish menu mentions, but scallops are having a good run. These sweet, tender mollusks are versatile enough to pair with many flavors and ingredients.

ABC Kitchen
New York, NY
Raw Maine Diver Scallops, market chilies, dill and mint; $16

Philadelphia, PA
Pan Seared Sea Scallops with mixed greens, basil with lime ginger vinaigrette; $13

Chicago, IL
Pan Seared Scallops, wild mushroom farroto, balsamic; $23

The Oceanaire
Washington, D.C.
Seared Maine Sea Scallops with asparagus risotto, crispy capers & lemon supremes; $41.95

San Fransisco, CA
Seared Sea Scallops with fennel passatina, seasonal citrus and shaved fennel salad, sage mandarin butter; $26

Scollay Square
Boston, MA
Seared Day Boat Scallops with wilted spinach, creamy leek risotto, lemon buerre blanc, chive oil; $21

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