razor clam


Definition of razor clam

: any of a family (Solenidae) of marine lamellibranch mollusks having a long narrow thin shell

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Don’t miss the brie, red pepper, artichoke, and caviar montadito, or the razor clam conservas. Isabelle Kliger, Condé Nast Traveler, "16 Best Tapas Bars in Barcelona," 5 Mar. 2018 Oregon beaches north of Cascade Head, including Clatsop County beaches, are open daily to razor clam digging. Bill Monroe, OregonLive.com, "Washington opens last razor dig of the spring season," 16 Apr. 2018 The razor clams, diced into tender discs and sautéed warm with guanciale before being stuffed back into their slender shells, were an adventure bite worth ordering. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "The Bercy adds French brasserie sheen to thriving Ardmore scene," 13 July 2018 Simple dishes like sirloin steak, grilled razor clams and seafood risotto are adroitly prepared. Andrew Ferren, WSJ, "How to Spend an Indulgent Day in Madrid for $2,400—or $400," 13 June 2018 The fishery, which opens in May and can run into August, is the only commercial razor clam fishery in Alaska. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "Here’s how Alaska fishery managers expect this salmon season to play out," 15 May 2018 Eat lobster corn dogs, razor clam stuffies, and seafood potage for dinner Monday through Sunday. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "Tables: Whole Heart Provisions comes to Central Square, and trumpets and hip-hop fold into the Tapestry," 19 Apr. 2018 Among the options are cavatelli (made with broccoli, lemon, pecorino and mustard flowers) for $16, bigoli nero (razor clams, Dungeness crab, lemon, bread crumbs) for $24 and tagliatelle al ragu for $21. Justin Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle, "Che Fico makes its Divisadero debut," 28 Mar. 2018 Sample the chef’s tasting of 11 rotating crudos, from beautiful razor clams with chili and mint to striped jack with a horseradish-caviar-chive topping. Bon Appetit, "Bar Mezzana," 19 Mar. 2018

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1860, in the meaning defined above

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