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Beach Chick Jul 15, 2013 12:35 PM

For me, it's the Blind Burro. .looks so fun and festive with a great menu and fab drinks!

George's CA Modern TBL3

The Hake

  1. foodiechick Jul 15, 2013 12:46 PM

    +1 on Blind Burro - trying it this week.
    Want to revisit 1500 Ocean so see what the new Chef has created.
    Ditto on La Villa when Chef Sinsay settles in.
    Blue Ribbon Rustic Kitchen in Hillcrest.
    Magnolia Tap and Kitchen.
    Acme Kitchen and Bar.
    New tapas place coming to La Jolla from the owner of El Agave.

    1. foodiechick Jul 15, 2013 01:12 PM

      Oh, and how could I have left off Matt Gordon's Sea and Smoke!

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        RB Hound Jul 15, 2013 01:57 PM

        +1 on the Hake. Maybe I should have lunch there with the BeachChick.

        1. ipsedixit Jul 15, 2013 02:39 PM

          O.B. Fishers

          Que Huong

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            DoctorChow Jul 15, 2013 04:29 PM

            Fish Public

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            1. re: DoctorChow
              foodiechick Jul 15, 2013 04:54 PM

              +1

            2. El Chevere Jul 15, 2013 07:41 PM

              Promiscous Fork--heard good things, have note been.

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                master815k Jul 16, 2013 09:10 AM

                My husband has been asking to go there for the longest time! Has anyone tried it and have something to report?

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                4wino Jul 15, 2013 08:09 PM

                In no particular order:
                Hake
                Amaya
                Sea and Smoke

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                  Fake Name Jul 15, 2013 09:50 PM

                  Went to all three in the past week. ; )

                  Do I win a prize?

                  1. re: Fake Name
                    honkman Jul 15, 2013 10:05 PM

                    Only if you give us a small summary

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                      DoctorChow Jul 15, 2013 10:08 PM

                      A trophy, actually.

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                        foodiechick Jul 16, 2013 01:51 AM

                        I want to hear your capsule review of Amaya. And the decor. ;D

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                          Fake Name Jul 16, 2013 05:25 AM

                          Hake was terrific, no matter what you say, FB. Neener.

                          Sea and Smoke was a pre-opening dinner and unfair to review, regardless of how good it may have been. And while I will be returning (despite its location in a distant land) I'm also ethically obligated to remain silent here on CH due to a personal/professional conflict.

                          Avant had a beautiful view and a great Whiskey Sour. I'd tell you more, but that's all I had- we were there for the spa, and the kitchen was not yet open. : (

                          Looking up the stream, I see I made a mistake- 4wino referred to Amaya, not Avant. So no trophy for me. Soon, Mr12 will return from his two weeks at camp, and our wild, heady evenings of culinary indulgence will be over.

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                      DoctorChow Jul 15, 2013 08:25 PM

                      Also anxious to try Blind Burro but will hold off until my stay at the Grant in Sept.

                      1. b
                        Beach Chick Jul 16, 2013 07:21 AM

                        Love everyone's replies. .
                        I have new places to add to my list!

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                          mcgrath Jul 16, 2013 07:40 AM

                          Fathom

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                            JRSD Jul 16, 2013 01:47 PM

                            Lobster West
                            Lion's Share
                            Stone World Bistro - Liberty Station
                            Pete Mayo's Waffle Burger

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