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Best Skate fish in Los Angeles

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I love Skate. Especially when it's thin and crispy and moist and flavorful. I'd prefer it grilled or made any way except deep fried. Anyone have recs? Thanks!

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  1. The skate Grenobloise at Brasserie Vert in the Hollywood-Highland complex is pretty tasty: sauteed crisp in browned butter and garnished with tiny croutons and bits of lemon pulp. Call first to see if it's on the menu.

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    1. Water Grill.

      1. Angelini Osteria.

        1. At the new Ocean and Vine in Santa Monica I recently had an incredible skate special with jicama...

          1. Providence. Not sure whether it was a special.

            1. ANGELINI OSTERIA. Skate may be a special, but it always seems to be on the menu when I am there.

              1. Il Grano has a nice rendition as a special.

                1. Does anyone know a market that sells skate?

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                  1. re: cheuimay

                    Quality Seafood at the Redondo Pier usually has it.

                  2. I like the skate with browned butter and capers at the new Water Grill. It's a staple menu item.

                    1. Had some at Comme Ca a few years back. Went with a couple chef friends - who ordered the skate and (he's tough) thought they did a good job with it. Pretty sure it was French style - crispy with Grenobloise.

                      1. Comme ca! Love that place, and their skate is unbelievable.