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Best CRAB CAKE in LA?

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chow_rk Jan 8, 2008 01:20 AM

I just love Crab Cakes and I used to have some in SFO and since I moved to LA, would like to know where I can get real good crab cakes here!

Saw an old post regarding Maryland crab cakes and I'm wondering how many kinds of crab cakes there are!! Also, someone mentioned,
-- TRAXX in Union Station
-- A PLACE FOR STEAKS in Burbank

Thanks in advance!

  1. SauceSupreme Jan 8, 2008 01:58 AM

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/406425

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    1. re: SauceSupreme
      J.L. Jan 8, 2008 11:04 PM

      My favorite crab cake is found at The Hump (Santa Monica Airport). So much crab, and sometimes topped with a piece of hamachi. Perfect.

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      Dave and Stuff Jan 8, 2008 09:10 AM

      My faves:

      Water Grill (pretty much the only thing I liked on their menu)

      Restaurant at the Getty Center

      Morton's

      1. PurpleTeeth Jan 8, 2008 12:31 PM

        Houstans

        1. foodseeker Jan 8, 2008 01:16 PM

          Nook makes killer crab cakes!

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          1. re: foodseeker
            paulfromla Jan 8, 2008 11:58 PM

            second nook, i enjoyed the crabcakes though small

          2. m
            maudies5 Jan 8, 2008 03:07 PM

            The Ivy

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              recovering_vegetarian Jan 8, 2008 05:03 PM

              Gotta second Morton's. Their's was the best I've ever had.

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                Densible Jan 8, 2008 06:31 PM

                Gulf Stream-lumpy-just the way they should be....

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