Gardena, CA: The Crab Shack

Cajun seafood in a bag… this seems to be “the” way to eat the garlicky crawfish, shrimp and other crustaceans.  The Crab Shack is trying to make a name for itself, and they have 3 stores: 2…

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Las Vegas: Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, between the Linq and Flamingo is an area with bars, restaurants, and shops known as the Linq Promenade.  If you can find the High Roller, a…

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Marylebone: Fish & Chips at The Golden Hind

Even though we had a long day, we still had to eat.  Fish and Chips was on our list of things to eat while in London, and I found the Golden Hind that was about…

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Anaheim: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (@BubbaGumpCo)

My birthday celebration continues with my BFF Rebecca, and her family.  Her husband and daughter’s birthday is in April, so we celebrate all of our dates with a family dinner. This year we went to…

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Lunch at El Shrimp Bucket, Mazatlan

Our city tour of Mazatlan was done, and the bus was heading back to the ship.  Stephen’s parents stayed on the bus while Chilly Willy dropped us off at El Shrimp Bucket, a restaurant known…

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Hermosa Beach Fish Shop

Hermosa Beach Fish Shop is a casual seafood place, located off Pier Avenue and PCH, right at the outskirts of the Vons shopping plaza. It looked like it was once a fast food burger joint,…

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Santa Ana: Soho Taco food truck 

I’ve been following the SoCal food truck scene since the beginning, back in 2010. There’s been a ton of food trucks who have come and gone, but only those food trucks who has what it…

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Los Angeles: LA Paella

LA Paella is a tiny restaurant located in Los Angeles, tucked away in a side street near a residential area.  I’ve been coming here since 2008, enjoying the various tapas plates and of course, their…

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Cerritos: Claws Restaurant

The original Claws in Garden Grove burnt down, and is currently being rebuilt. This location is in a busy shopping center in the same area as Coco’s, 85° bakery, Gen, and where other Asian restaurants…

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Portland: Frying Scotsman food cart

After we picked up my chicken and rice at Nong’s Khao Man Gai, we heading down the street and to the left to find the Frying Scotsman, a fish and chips cart. The cart is…

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Portland: Nong’s Khao Man Gai food cart

My first stop when I arrived in Portland wasn’t our Bed & Breakfast, but this place! As a fan of SoCal food trucks, it was a must to stop for a bite at Portland’s famous…

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Brea: Slapfish

Slapfish used to be a food truck and I’ve been following this sustainable fish restaurant from day 1.. The original Slapfish is in Huntington Beach, but it was quite a trek to go down there…

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Yelp Event: Lunch at DönerG

My first Elite Lunch event!! I’ve always wanted to check out a Yelp Elite Lunch event but they were too far or my schedule never allowed it.  I’ve been to the other Doner G location…

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Orange: Pepito’s  Taco Tuesday

I was craving gringos style tacos for Taco Tuesday. Pepito’s, located down the street from the Outlets of Orange, where the City Drive meets Memory Lane, fits the bill. They have street tacos with meats…

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4th Street Market, revisited

The 4th Street Market is located a few blocks from downtown Santa Ana.  For the government employees like me, we get only an hour lunch break.  This location is perfect if you need to meet…

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UCLA: The Boiling Crab

These so called “Crab” places have been popping up everywhere, but the Boiling Crab is one of the originals, and sort of like the Starbucks of the “seafood in the bag” restaurants. The original Boiling…

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Lawry’s, Beverly Hills revisited

I love Lawry’s. Their food is excellent, and its a place to celebrate a special occasion or a a fancy night out. Having said that, the Beverly Hills location is probably my least favorite of…

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