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The crispy wonton shells were stuffed with ahi tuna poke and avocado, with dehydrated onion ash to make the ends look black like a smoked cigar. Daily Pilot, "On Food: My top five dishes at the Pacific Food and Wine Classic and where to find them," 22 Aug. 2019 Writer Sharon Boorstin discovers climbing walls and submarine rides for the grandkids and a succulent ahi sandwich for her husband, Paul. Los Angeles Times, "Escapes: Elegance still reigns on trains. All aboard for Canada!," 22 Aug. 2019 First, diners chose their greens (romaine, spinach, kale or arugula), then a protein (chicken, ahi tuna, falafel, steak or shrimp) and a dressing (avocado lime, cilantro smoked chili, lemon herb, vegetarian green goddess and ranch). Daily Pilot, "On Food: Fork & Salad brings the ohana spirit of healthy eating to Orange," 8 Aug. 2019 Gone was the Asian marinade; the ahi was completely unseasoned. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Potentially potent: Felipe Rodriguez Tequila House in Thornton Park | Review," 24 July 2019 Third place went to Gourmet Guy Café with his exotic menu of Hawaiian jerk pork sliders and ahi tuna with soba noodles. Linda Gandee/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Old Carolina Barbecue takes first place at Rocky River’s 15th annual Taste of River," 15 July 2019 Broadly pink and velvety was the paprika-rubbed seared ahi. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "The Spanish still flies at Bulla Gastrobar | Review," 11 July 2019 Also new this year is the Da Poke Man Express truck serving up fresh and flavorful poke including ahi, crab, mussels and shrimp along with a few landlubber options like a teriyaki burger and musubi. Anchorage Daily News, "Add these new(ish) Anchorage food trucks to your rotation this summer," 6 June 2019 This chain dedicates nearly all of its menu to bowls, including the the ahi tuna poké bowl with cabbage, cucumber, quinoa, carrots, scallions, avocado, kale, almonds, sesame seeds and edamame, which sounds so light but contains 1,000 calories. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here's where to get a poké bowl in Indianapolis, including 5 new restaurants," 31 May 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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