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Peruvian Seafood coming to MDR

Baron Mar 16, 2013 09:03 AM

I've read that a Peruvian seafood restaurant is coming to Marina del Rey in April. It's called Paiche - after a Peruvian fish of the same name. They specialize in ceviche (sp) and other dishes using fish from the Amazon. It is run by a Chef Richardo Zarate. Do any of you hounds know about this concept? I love seafood, and trying not to get my hopes up too high but would welcome a truly good seafood restaurant on the Westside that is open for lunch and dinner. I really miss places like Jacks at the Beach, Maryland Crab House, Hymies Seafood. (now I'm dated).

  1. westsidegal Mar 16, 2013 04:47 PM

    be still my heart.. . . .

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    1. re: westsidegal
      Baron Mar 16, 2013 07:51 PM

      thought this might hook you. To thine own self be true. :-)

    2. c
      carter Mar 16, 2013 11:08 AM

      ricardo zarate is the chef in charge of both Mo-Chica in downtown LA, as well as Picca on Pico Blvd. near BH.
      Gooooood food.
      A place you should be looking forward to.
      If you check the ratings for those places, you will get a sense of how good things are going to be.

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      1. re: carter
        Baron Mar 16, 2013 01:22 PM

        Thanks for the info, Carter and Thor. My taste buds are ready! I've been wanting to try Picca and since you both speak highly of it, I will be sure to pay them a visit. I'll be looking forward to Paiche. I see they are set to open April 2nd. I put my name in for the lottery they're having for a preview dinner on March 29. Wish me luck.

      2. t
        Thor123 Mar 16, 2013 10:35 AM

        I googled this the other day and it looks like its going to be very good. Seems to be along the lines of Picca, which would be great.

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