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Deborah Mar 18, 2001 11:10 PM

I like the black cod at Shin Jung but sometimes Korean's a bit much-- I'd love to know of other black cod spots, especially mid-Wilshire on east.

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    Tom Armitage RE: Deborah Mar 19, 2001 11:06 AM

    Try the black cod at Saito's Sushi on Sunset Blvd. east of Hillhurst.

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      Ralph Ahn RE: Tom Armitage Mar 19, 2001 04:25 PM

      Try the Black Cod at Asakuma's Restaurant.....
      it's on the second floor of the building at the
      Northeast corner of Wilshire and Barrington, just west
      of the 405.....

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        Ralph Ahn RE: Ralph Ahn Mar 19, 2001 04:32 PM

        Sorry......I meant the NORTHWEST corner of Wilshire and
        Barrington.

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          "Fine" RE: Ralph Ahn Mar 22, 2001 09:57 PM

          Am I alone in caring that black cod is on the Audubon/Monterey Aquarium list of endangered and/or polluting species?

          I love the versions I've had at Hong Kong-style restaurants but have been eschewing (not chewing!)it.

          I realize that bringing up such issues among food nuts can be problematic, but I can't help but believe there must be some kindred spirits out there.

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          Jeff RE: Ralph Ahn Mar 29, 2001 04:43 PM

          A Moist and most excellent Black Cod dish can be found in a little Chinese restaurant on Pico Blvd. in West L.A. Restaurant = Hop Li Chinese Restaurant.

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            Piel RE: Ralph Ahn May 20, 2001 04:37 PM

            Isn't black cod smoked the same as Sable in delicatessans?

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              Tom Armitage RE: Piel May 21, 2001 03:25 PM

              Yes.

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            kevin RE: Tom Armitage Mar 19, 2001 07:01 PM

            anyone know (i guess Tom knows) if tsukasa sushi serves the black cod dish? and any other good cooked seafood dishes besides sushi/sashimi?

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            Larry RE: Deborah Mar 19, 2001 09:35 PM

            I have had Black Cod many places and it is usually overcooked and quite salty. The best I have ever had was at Matsushisa. Not everything I had there was great and I am not a regular there. It was just so much better than any that I had ever had.

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              Terry RE: Larry Oct 24, 2001 04:08 PM

              I agree with Deborah. Matsuhisa has the best black Cod,perfectly cooked with a subtle, heavenly streak of dark sauce.

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