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Killer Shrimp Takes You to Your Happy Place

One of my favorite activities entails eating a wonderful meal. Rarely is the food so good that it awakens such emotions within me that I can block out the noise and chatter of my everyday life and soley focus on what I am eating. Time seems to freeze as I savor every morsel. Eating at Marina del Rey’s Killer Shrimp does just this, offers food that tastes so good, all of your worries seem to dissipate and you are transported...

Weekend

Adult Swim Festival This comedy-and-music fest starts with Friday’s pre-party includes T-Pain playing songs from “Freaknik: The Musical” and Open Mike Eagle. Saturday’s got DJ hits from Flying Lotus and stand-up from Hannibal Buress and Sunday’s got hip-hop heroes Run The Jewels as well as the Rick & Morty Musical Ricksperience. $55+; Friday – Sunday; ROW DTLA, 777 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90021 4th Annual Off the HookSeafood Festival The 4th Annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival celebrates National Seafood Month on the iconic Santa...

Ocean Prime

When it comes to the seafood and steak houses, it’s hard to choose a favorite. What’s unique about Ocean Prime is the simplicity of the food with the technical savviness that’s understated yet delicious in its simplicity. At a recent dinner at OP, I was enamored with the effortlessness of the food that was served. For starters, the seafood tower is a must for any lover of the ocean dwelling variety. Served on a smoking bed of ice, you are...

Rockefeller Gastropub

Since opening back in 2014, the Rockefeller Gastropub has been a staple for lovers of delicious food with a fine array of beers on draft as well. It’s also one of the few Gastropubs to keep a Belgian tart ale on draft – thank you very much! The recent additions made by Executive Chef Michelangelo Aliaga to the menu features items that are unexpected and elevated. Not to worry though, the salads and burgers that you love are still there...

hoopLA Newsfeed

Monday:  Prawn Opens in Pasadena Los Angeles Chef Mark Peel has opened the second iteration of his seafood concept, Prawn, in Pasadena. Chef Peel opened his first Prawn location in the Grand Central Market and like Prawn at GCM, Prawn Pasadena will feature California’s most pristine, locally-sourced seafood. The menu includes Thai Lobster Roll with Maine lobster, roasted onion, potatoes, and spicy coleslaw and bacon rouille in a soft roll; Clam Chowder with Kabocha Squash, and famous Seattle Fish Stew with fresh shrimp, squid, clams,...