From Rose’s Luxury chef, burnt romaine becomes a party on a plate


(Renee Comet/For The Washington Post)
Joe Yonan
Editor, Food and Travel April 18

At Rose’s Luxury on Capitol Hill, you might wait hours for a table, but once you sit, chef Aaron Silverman appeases with playful food such as this Mexican twist on a Caesar salad. We streamlined it for the home cook, but you could embellish by topping it with roasted poblano strips the way Silverman does, or with black beans, even tortilla chips. This makes twice the dressing you need, but you’ll devour it as a dip.

Recipe: Burnt Romaine With Avocado and Cotija

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Joe Yonan is the Food and Travel editor of The Washington Post. He got the cooking bug from his Indiana-born mother who let him use her stand mixer when he was 8 years old because it was cool. View Archive

Smart TipLook for cotija, a crumbly Mexican cheese, at Latin groceries or under the Queso Del Valle brand at area Whole Foods Markets.

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