by Jacki Mick
It's easy, but oh-so-tasty, to make shark's teeth. Take some Bugles, melt some white chocolate (you'll get the best results using a double boiler), dip the Bugles in the melted chocolate and you've got a salty-sweet combo that resembles the teeth of the vicious beast we're celebrating this week.
No Shark Week celebration would be complete without an accompanying cocktail. To that end, we give you the Shark Bait:1 oz. Ungava Gin (or your favorite gin) 1 oz. bitter aperitif 1 oz. vermouth ½ oz. soda water Garnish with grapefruit Add Ungava Gin, bitter aperitif and vermouth into a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with soda water and garnish with grapefruit wedge that, if you do it right, will look like a shark fin floating in your drink. To buy: When the dim sum cart comes around at Ming's Bistro, this is the perfect week to put some shark fin dumplings on your plate. They come off the cart perfectly steamy and may just be one of the best things we put in our mouths every time we visit. Mitchell's Fish Market realized everyone isn't adventurous enough to eat actual shark, that's why they're offering a celebratory treat that contains no actual shark fin, the Shark Fin Pie. The pie, an Oreo crust stuffed to the brim with ice cream, peanuts, fudge and peanut butter, resembles a shark's fin, hence the name. Just take a look (and then go get one and take a bite):