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Eating at L&E Oyster Bar LA
01/11/2014 by
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le_logoI’ve been craving for seafood the last few weeks or months, and I didn’t feel like driving to Whittier to go to Portsmouth.  I looked up Eater LA, and I found L&E Oyster Bar on their list of 2014 essential LA restaurants at #26.

This is restaurant #1 for my 2014 LA food expedition.

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Eating at Portsmouth LA
09/29/2013 by
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Even though this place technically is not in LA, it’s within reasonable driving distance.  Portsmouth is an oyster bar (with beer eventually) located close to downtown Whittier.  The actual site is in a quiet location in suburbia, so it was odd to see the building.  But with word of mouth, the internet, and Yelp/Eater-LA, it doesn’t really matter.

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Eating at Blue Ribbon Seafood NYC
05/11/2012 (rev. 08/11/2012) by
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Here’s another post that I meant to do several months ago in my February NY trip.  We went to the Blue Ribbon Brasserie.  I’m not sure if I mentioned in other NYC evening posts, but each evening meal had a genre e.g. seafood, italian, omakase, etc.  This was our seafood choice.  This place is open from 4 PM to 4 AM and is small.  You can’t make reservations and it’s first come first serve.  Fortunately for us, we’re just a small party of 2, and we had nothing else to do that night other than to drink.  After about an hour wait and a few cocktails at the bar, we finally got a table.

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