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Ostas Skati

Ostas Skati

Ostas Skati

Ostas Skati (Matrožu 15, Riga) – this restaurant already draws a crowd by virtue of its location by the river. Ostas skati (Latvian for “Port Scenes”). Dishes served here include: Salmon fillet with buckthorn sauce, risotto, made in red-wine, with mushrooms and eggplant puree; Sturgeon fillet with rosemary and tomatoes in olive oil, with pickled green pepper sauce, formed potatoes and laminaria alias sea-cabbage; and meat dishes like Duck breast in quince sauce with port wine, pea, caramelized in honey, Brussels sprouts and carrot-apple puree; Herb-fried lamb gammon steak with pepper-mint mixed autumn harvest beans, eggplant, caramelized onions and consommé – pomegranate sauce; and Beef fillet steak with butter-fried potatoes, grilled vegetables, and white-leg porcini in brown consommé glaze sauce with red wine. Interestingly, due to its riverside location, at least some diners show up via water taxi or other boats.