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Paella

whom has the best to offer?? I love this dish and have a hankering for a nice one..

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  1. Please do not rec La Paella on San Vicente.. Been there done that. Just looking for somthing more authentic. the rice should taste like seafood right??

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    1. re: Foodandwine

      How is La Paella? Never knew it existed until I drove past it a couple of days ago.

    2. You should give Cobras 'y Matadors on Hollywood or Beverly (http://www.yelp.com/biz/sd2v9zk2JKbdL...) a try, me and the lady friend ALWAYS get Paella there.

      1. Try giving La Espanola Meats in Harbor City a call...

        http://www.laespanolameats.com

        1. Just returned from the Boneyard Bistro, and Aaron Robins mentioned that he was going to have it available starting around next Wednesday or Thursday as he has a coupla catering gigs requesting it. If it is as good as the bbq prawn/bbq peach and crawfish corn succotash, etc. that I had tonight, it should be phenomenal.
          Took friend who ate Aaron's food for the first time, and was absolutely stunned at how similar it was to some of the food he used to eat in New Orleans and the south. Fully flavored, and Aaron's not embarrassed to use heat when required.

          1. I haven't had it yet, but Ciudad has "Paella on the Patio" every Tuesday night. Also, I've heard that Cha Cha Cha makes a good paella.

            http://www.ciudad-la.com/
            http://www.theoriginalchachacha.com/h...

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            1. re: brandygirl

              Thanks for the tip on Ciudad, I will check out happy hour then dine on some paella.. Whom would ever thought..

              1. re: brandygirl

                I hope Ciudad's paella is completely different from the one they had on their menu about five years ago. That one wasn't even close to authentic - it was more like a Spanish étouffée. Way too salty and saucey (?!), and no socarrat to speak of.