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BlackSalt Reopens Tonight with a New Look and Menu

The restaurant and fish market is back in action.
BlackSalt restaurant and fish market is back in action.

Good news for Palisades dining: BlackSalt reopens tonight. Owners Jeff and Barbara Black temporarily closed the restaurant and fish market for renovations and a menu revamp in late September.

Interior changes include new banquettes and booth seating in the walk-in-only bar area. The kitchen also received a wood-burning Aztec grill. Chef Mike Huff reworked the menu, adding fall dishes such as butter-poached lobster with shaved Brussels sprouts, and a prawn-red miso stew with shrimp dumpling and mushrooms. There’re also two new styles of mussels joining the classic Addie’s: a Mexican riff with chorizo, poblano peppers, and red mole, and a Thai-style version with coconut milk and lemongrass.

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Anna Spiegel
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Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.