black cod

noun

Definition of black cod 

: a large gray to blackish bony fish (Anoplopoma fimbria of the family Anoplomatidae) of the Pacific coast that is an important food fish and has a liver rich in vitamins

called also sablefish

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One of the dishes on the evening's menu was a version of my black cod over udon with baby bok choy. Maya Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, "Seared in cast iron, bok choy makes a versatile side dish," 1 Mar. 2018 On the classic side, the hot menu includes Matsuhisa's iconic black cod miso. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "First look: Nobu Houston," 30 May 2018 At his own Healdsburg restaurant, Connaughton has continued this approach with a daily changing donabe of a dozen seasonal vegetables roasted with North Coast black cod. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Flower power: Bay Area chefs and farmers push petals into the mainstream," 19 Apr. 2018 Founded by Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, the brand now has more than 30 restaurants around the world and is known for its signature dishes, black cod with miso and yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Nobu Houston now accepting reservations," 22 May 2018 One of the best dishes at all my meals was black cod set on a pad of lotus root and eggplant and wrapped in a banana leaf. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Bauer on Eight Tables: Sublime setting, but at $225 food needs to dazzle, too," 19 Jan. 2018 In addition to the dumplings, Kim is also making miso black cod; and strawberry rhubarb dumplings with vanilla bean ice cream for dessert. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Bestia chefs to open Bavel Middle Eastern restaurant in downtown L.A. on Friday," 17 Apr. 2018 Yellowtail sashimi, Wagyu beef tacos, black cod and tuna sashimi salad at Nobu. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "How Deborah Lippmann Changed Oprah," 12 Apr. 2018 Nobu, where the lights are low and the black cod with yuzu is on point, or get low-key ramen at Yui. John Wogan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Dubai: The Layover Hub That’s Truly Worth Sticking Around For," 28 Mar. 2018

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1870, in the meaning defined above

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