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Carpaccio di tonno — thin slices of ahi counterpointed by capers, olive oil and peppery arugula — was clean, simple and very good. Kate Washington, sacbee, "It's not flashy or splashy, but Roseville's Ciao excels at cooking classic Italian," 8 June 2018 The seafood sensation is also a big hit, and includes a 6-ounce ahi tuna steak, two large sea scallops and two jumbo shrimp. Jane Donahue, Naperville Sun, "'On the rocks' takes on new meaning at Naperville grill," 27 June 2018 Only the ahi tartare ($26) appetizer and the steamed lobster pot pie entrée can be found on the menu at other Mina restaurants. Jay Jones, latimes.com, "There are fish in the house, if the house is the west Oahu home of the new Michael Mina restaurant," 16 May 2018 Crawdads 1375 Garden Highway What's new: A half-dozen dishes recently joined the menu, such as ahi nachos with ponzu and macadamia nuts, grilled cheese with crab claw meat, and a Creole burrito with cod, andouille sausage and crawdads. Allen Pierleoni, sacbee, "Where to go for fun and food along Sacramento's Garden Highway," 18 May 2018 Patio on 101 has just one menu serving American comfort food with specialty dishes such as daily seafood specials, ahi poke tacos and happy hour bao bun specials. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Shuttered Encinitas eatery reborn as Patio on 101," 21 June 2018 Try the poke bowls: tubs of organic brown or sushi rice topped with your choice of ahi or albacore tuna, salmon, shrimp, scallops, chicken or tofu. BostonGlobe.com, "Where to eat in Greater Boston," 15 June 2018 Another restaurant, Akira Back, is one of the best dining spots in the city, serving ahi pizza and a sushi roll with foie gras. Jim Byers, chicagotribune.com, "Toronto's hotel scene heats up with 4 exciting newcomers," 7 June 2018 Lighter items include an array of salads, like the ahi tuna, and soups, such as tomato basil. Celestina Blok, star-telegram, "Restaurant roundup: Bartaco in WestBend, Newk's up north and deals for Dad's day," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of ahi

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ahi

Hawaiian ʽahi

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a higher purpose

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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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