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Seafood Los Angeles

Otium Mussels

Otium, the hotly anticipated restaurant next to The Broad Museum from former French Laundry luminary Timothy Hollingsworth and Sprout Restaurant Group, cuts a striking figure on Bunker Hill. The building rises from the end of a lawn, with...
Seafood Santa Barbara

Julienne Smoked Mussels [CLOSED]

Julienne, probably my favorite Santa Barbara restaurant, reaffirmed its hold over my stomach on the eve of my birthday. Chef Justin West and wife Emma West, his front of house partner, demonstrate a mastery...
Seafood Santa Barbara

Les Marchands Smoked Mussels

I had no doubt that master sommelier Brian McClintic and vino-seasoned business partner Eric Railsback would deliver a compelling wine program to Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchants, a business that’s new to Santa...
Seafood Connecticut

The Place: Grilling Summer Seafood Al Fresco in Guilford

Thanks to Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood, my friends and I learned about The Place, a special summer spot along Highway 1 since 1971. A huge outdoor grill was surrounded by an array...