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wanted: squid ink fried rice

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jessejames May 10, 2011 11:31 AM

When in Okinawan islands we had this simple black fried rice dish with squid inside and a thin egg yolk omelette perched on top. So rich and delicious and I've been craving this since we got back. Is there anyplace in LA, maybe on Sawtelle or in Little Tokyo where you've seen this? Nothing like a black tooth smile. Thanks hounds.

  1. Steve2 in LA May 10, 2011 02:02 PM

    AOC has a squid ink risotto with squid and saffron aioli on top which rocks. Not quite what you're looking for but after you've had it, you won't regret it.

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    AOC
    8022 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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      jessejames May 10, 2011 02:15 PM

      Steve, that does sound tasty (sans the fancy mayo for me) and will check it out! Thanks for the tip.

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      archer May 10, 2011 04:43 PM

      Not the same, but Versailles has a delicious arroz con calamares that is something like a paella w/ squid and black ink. simple & excellent.

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        jessejames May 10, 2011 05:47 PM

        that sounds great...ive never ventured beyond the chicken and pork there but love those, thank you.

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