Ceviche, long popular throughout Latin America, features raw fish and/or seafood that's been cured in a citrus marinade, which "cooks" it. Over the past few years, ceviche has had countless adaptations -- and not just at Latin restaurants.
Here are four takes.
LAWSON PUB, 3112 Lawson Blvd., Oceanside
A mango-accented tuna ceviche fills one of three assorted tuna tacos at this popular gastropub. ($12.95)
GALLO RESTAURANT, 3 E. Main St., Patchogue
This attractive Colombian spot in the heart of Patchogue serves a piquant and refreshing shrimp ceviche laced with pico de gallo. ($11)
DOMO SUSHI, 180 Rte. 25A, East Setauket
The sensational ginger-garlic-soy yellowtail ceviche is one of several at this Japanese restaurant whose chef-owner worked at a popular Japanese-South American restaurant in Manhattan. ($9)
MANKA PERUVIAN KITCHEN, 216 Glen St., Glen Cove
This unpretentious little strip mall spot that pays homage to the land of chef-owner Boris Torres' birth offers cool, lustrous, flawlessly fresh mixed seafood ceviche. ($17)