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Best Skate fish in Los Angeles

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lipps Feb 3, 2006 09:32 PM

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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    condiment Feb 3, 2006 09:47 PM

    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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      sara Feb 4, 2006 07:35 AM

      Hungry Cat!!!

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      ipse dixit Feb 3, 2006 11:37 PM

      Water Grill.

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        Sue V. Feb 4, 2006 09:38 AM

        Angelini Osteria.

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          Adsvino Feb 4, 2006 11:44 AM

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

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            Babette Feb 4, 2006 12:59 PM

            Providence. Not sure whether it was a special.

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              Marco Polo Feb 4, 2006 01:44 PM

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

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                ken Feb 4, 2006 04:04 PM

                Il Grano has a nice rendition as a special.

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                  cheuimay Jun 7, 2012 05:13 PM

                  Does anyone know a market that sells skate?

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                    Baron Jun 7, 2012 07:55 PM

                    Quality Seafood at the Redondo Pier usually has it.

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                    AlkieGourmand Jun 13, 2012 12:25 AM

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

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                      foodiemahoodie Jun 13, 2012 09:45 PM

                      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.

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                        EricDC Jun 15, 2012 10:27 AM

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

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