Thanksgiving: Maldivian Style

If you ever find yourself in the Maldives …

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I would highly recommend eating at the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant located at the Conrad Hilton Maldives resort on Rangali Island not only for its finest-of-fine dining, but also for the tropical aquatic scenery and friendly service.

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ITHAA UNDERSEA RESTAURANT

Here is an up-close-and-personal photo of our neighbors, Bluestripe Snappers, as we dined:

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BLUESTRIPE SNAPPER

The menu is fixed for each seating and is switched up regularly.

1st course: fresh green pea soup, sage butter capellini, tomato confit, chamomile

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GREEN PEA SOUP

2nd course: green mango and papaya salad, seared sea scallops, carrot mousseline watercress and organic olive oil

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SEARED SCALLOPS

3rd course: grilled reef fish, lemon mashed potato, sautéed young kale tomato lemongrass essence

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JACK REEF FISH

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OUR DINNER’S COUSIN!

dessert: 57% dark chocolate mousse, rice crispy base & Valencia orange parfait

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57% DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

For a live tour experience of Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, check out this YouTube video.

For the most recent reviews of Ithaa, check out Trip Advisor.

Fun fact: Ithaa in the local language of Dhivehi means mother-of-pearl.

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ITHAA UNDERSEA RESTAURANT

You won’t be disappointed!

It wasn’t turkey, but we were happy to have Thanksgiving dinner-Maldivian style at Ithaa Undersea Restaurant.

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ANNEMARIE & GOOD CHUM, BEVERLY

 

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  1. Of all the things we did, I start with food!

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