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Similar to S.D.'s "The Lion's Share" in L.A.?...

FranklinJefferson Sep 9, 2013 04:07 PM

Looking for a place here in L.A. that has a focus on Exotic Game without being too high-end (ie: Saddle Peak Lodge).

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  1. ipsedixit RE: FranklinJefferson Sep 9, 2013 05:41 PM

    Animal or Bestia.

    (And both are better than Lion's Share)

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    1. re: ipsedixit
      PeterCC RE: ipsedixit Sep 9, 2013 05:48 PM

      I was going to recommend Animal, but I actually don't see that much exotic game on their menu, or on Bestia's for that matter. There's maybe "exotic" parts of ununusual animals (lamb hearts).

      There's lots of places serving sausages made with various exotic game (Wurstkuche, District 13, etc.) but nothing like kangaroo tartare on Lion's Share's menu: http://lionssharesd.com//menu/eats/.

      1. re: PeterCC
        FranklinJefferson RE: PeterCC Sep 9, 2013 07:48 PM

        That's what I was getting at. We have lots of Offal-centric menus here in town, but (outside of K-Town or SGV) very little in the way of unusual Game Menus.

        Was actually hoping Ipsedixit might have some insight as he's a frequent presence on the SD boards...

        1. re: FranklinJefferson
          ipsedixit RE: FranklinJefferson Sep 9, 2013 07:56 PM

          Phong Dinh, which was SE/Vietnamese, had a very game-centric, exotic meat focused menu. Alas, it shuttered.

          1. re: ipsedixit
            FranklinJefferson RE: ipsedixit Sep 9, 2013 08:06 PM

            Heard the same about iPho in Fountain Valley but...
            *bangs head on work table*
            '...that doesn't solve my current quandary...

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