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Dish of the week: Faustina's lump crab cakes

Published February 28, 2014 12:09 pm

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$10 • Faustina's new small plate offering of lump crab cakes is a nod to chef du cuisine Joe Kemp's cooking career in Maryland. A generous patty of moist crab held together with minimal binding agents sits atop a side "salad" of roasted corn kernels, avocado chunks and fresh tomatoes that add balance to the meaty seafood and dollop of dill aioli.

Faustina • 454 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-746-4441; open Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4:30-9 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4:30-10 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4:30-10 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4:30-9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.faustinaslc.com.

Heather L. King