Beef, Tuna, and Salmon Carpaccio Explained

You don’t have to be Italian to appreciate a good carpaccio. You also don’t have to be Italian to make a mouth-watering carpaccio dish. With so many versions of this delicious dish, how do you choose which to make?

Italian restauranteur, Giuseppe Cipriani, opened a bar and restaurant in Venice, Italy, named Harry’s in 1950. Upon opening his popular establishment, Cipriani developed both the famed drink bellini and the appetizer he called carpaccio. The dish was favored among patrons and often sold out nightly.

It is said that Capriani invented the famed dish after a guest at Harry’s Bar requested a plate of raw meat and was served carpaccio.     

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