Lemon Dishes for the Lime Shortage

Lemon Dishes for the Lime Shortage

There's a lime shortage going on across the U.S. due to a combination of weather, disease, and other factors that's been driving prices through the roof for restaurants.

April 1, 2014
If you want to know more details on the shortage, including a surprising tale of lime truck hijacking in Mexico, read this article that appeared in the New York Times over the weekend. In the meantime, here are some zesty lemony dishes to help you get your citrus fix.


Chicken skin with sudachi salt and lemon at Nojo, San Francisco


Misty Knoll flattened lemon chicken at Oleana, Boston


Lemon ricotta pancakes at Locanda Verde, New York City


Fluke with lemon, almonds, and chives at parkside, Austin

Crispy pig’s ear salad with lemon caper dressing at The Spotted Pig, New York City


Buttermilk lemon ice cream at Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, San Francisco


Diver scallops with sage tempura, olive oil bubbles, and Meyer lemon at O Ya, Boston

Lemon-saffron linguini with razor clams at Boulud Sud, New York City


Grilled octopus and charred lemon agnolotti at NINE-TEN, San Diego

Lemon meringue cake at Rush Patisserie, Dallas


Lemon tart at Locanda Verde, New York City