Posts Tagged ‘Seafood’

August 25, 2011 Off

Son of a Gun (W. 3rd street)

By in 09: Weho, Favorite Food Entries

Finally tried Son of a Gun, the 2nd outpost from the same team behind one of my favorite restaurants in LA: Animal (1, 2). Reservation was difficult when it first opened, I tried a few times and had no luck. Half of the restaurant is a big long communal table for walk-ins, so either show […]

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July 6, 2011 Off

Balikci Sabahattin (Istanbul: Sultanahmet)

By in 12: Istanbul

The old town of Istanbul is very charming and atomspheric but it’s known to be a desert of good food because it’s very touristy. Tourist traps are everywhere so locals hardly cross over to dine here except for few places, one of which is Balikci Sabahatin, a seafood restaurant open since 1945. It’s situated in […]

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May 18, 2010 2

Little Fish (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia

Another gem I found in South Philly is this tiny BYOB called Little Fish. As the name suggest, they specialized in seafood. I read about their $35 Prix Fixe menu on Sunday, but I couldn’t get a reservation even a month ahead…pity. I managed to get a weeknight table instead. Their menu changes daily, as […]

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October 1, 2009 5

Newport Tan Cang Seafood Restaurant (San Gabriel)

By in 01: San Gabriel

Newport Tan Cang Seafood Restaurant is a very popular Chinese/Vietnamese seafood restaurant that used to be located in the same plaza as the famous Golden Deli. They moved to a new location recently at a bigger space with a brand new look as well as a nice website. I was quite shocked to see how […]

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March 28, 2008 9

Jitlada Thai Restaurant (Sunset Blvd)

By in 08: Hollywood, Favorite Food Entries

A friend who is a big fan of Thai food told me about this place that specializes in authentic southern Thai cuisine. Most of the Thai restaurants in Thai town are northern style which has strong Chinese influence. According to my friend, Jitlada‘s menu used to be in Thai only. It was until a chowhounder […]

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