Category Archives for Seafood

Off the Hook Seafood Festival 2016

If there was a theme to this year’s Off The Hook Seafood Festival, it was raw tuna and grilled oysters!  At least three restaurants were serving some variant of raw tuna, be it in hand roll, taco, poke, or tostada … Continue reading

05. October 2016 by The Offalo
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Off The Hook Santa Monica Seafood Festival 2015

The inaugural Off The Hook seafood festival took place at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  Benefiting Seafood for the Future, the Aquarium of the Pacific’s nonprofit seafood sustainability program, the event featured food from over 20 … Continue reading

20. October 2015 by The Offalo
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Santa Monica Yacht Club

My family and I are big fans of chef-owner Andrew Kirschner’s highly acclaimed restaurant Tar & Roses—I’ve reviewed it twice on this blog.  Last month, when my parents were in town, we had to find a place for dinner, and my … Continue reading

27. August 2015 by The Offalo
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Ceviche Project at Skybar

Last month, I experienced one of those “only in L.A.” moments that I’ve encountered just a handful of times since moving to the left coast over a decade ago.  I found myself at Skybar in the Mondrian Hotel in the … Continue reading

14. August 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Ceviche, Cocktails, Mariscos, Mexican, Peruvian, Seafood | Leave a comment

Maré at Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese

In the back of chef Eric Greenspan‘s eponymous Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese shop, through a freezer door—complete with a horizontal latch handle on one side, and an inside release button on the other—is Maré, an al fresco-only restaurant-within-a-restaurant.  Less exclusive-supper-club and … Continue reading

16. July 2015 by The Offalo
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