Peppered Seared Ahi Tuna Salad at Mon Ami Gabi

This classic salad from Nice, France, has all the ingredients to make it a full meal. The black peppercorn-crusted ahi tuna is seared rare and placed around watercress and butter lettuce, shaved celery, egg, potato, niçoise olives and cherry tomatoes in a white balsamic and herb dressing. $18, Paris Hotel, 944-4224.