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is there anything similar to ante's in san pedro (croatian/dalmatian cuisine) around town?

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rameniac Jun 26, 2009 02:09 PM

ante's is fun, but wondering if there are any alternatives for dalmatian cuisine within driving distance. so far haven't been able to turn up much, but if anyone knows of a menu with good octopus salad, fish soup, or any mediterranean-style grilled whitefish dishes (any italian or greek come close? if you know what i'm talking about...) similar to what might be found along the adriatic coast of croatia, i'm all ears! thanks!

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    noahbites Jun 26, 2009 05:40 PM

    I haven't found any other Croatian around LA.

    Hmm...who makes good coastal Italian food? I'm drawing a blank.

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      Burger Boy Jun 26, 2009 09:16 PM

      Must be something in the San Pedro area?

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        rameniac Jun 27, 2009 12:11 AM

        ah sorry! my title was a bit of a grammatical fail. i meant anywhere in LA or southern california. i called it "ante's in san pedro" simply because i almost never have any other reason to go down there. XD

      2. Servorg Jun 27, 2009 05:39 PM

        Have you tried Aroma Cafe in WLA? We have not been but I recall seeing it talked about here and reading that it has Croatian food.

        http://www.aromacafe-la.com/

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          condiment Jun 28, 2009 10:26 AM

          Bosnian food! Wars have been fought over the difference. And not that long ago.

        2. techbod Jun 27, 2009 06:30 PM

          Divino in Brentwood has a range of tastes of the Adriatic - Croatia, Montenegro, etc. Goran, the owner, hails from the region and has a passion for its food and wine. Did you know the Grgich Hills winery has a Croatian outpost? There are always a few items on the menu with a "discovered on my last visit to Croatia" mark next to them.

          The pizzas are good, and the custard with caramel sauce for dessert is spectacular.

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          Divino
          11714 Barrington Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90049

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