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Coni'Seafood: 99 Essential Restaurants 2013 

Thursday, Feb 28 2013
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If you haven't seen reason to trek down to Inglewood since the Lakers decamped from the Forum, you haven't been reading Chowhound nearly enough. Because on a nondescript strip of Imperial Highway, behind a cluster of parked cars and next to a neighborhood barber shop, there is Coni'Seafood, the Mexican restaurant that's home to chef Sergio Peñuelas and his snook. Snook, or pescado zarandeado, is the name of both a fish and a dish of near-legendary status among L.A. foodists. Order any of the outstanding camarones dishes, the smoked marlin tacos or the taco al gobernador while you await the reason for your visit: a split and grilled, whole white fish, which arrives on a giant sheet pan, burnished and accompanied by raw onions and cucumbers, warm tortillas and a strange bowl of cooked onions that isn't nearly as good as the kelly green jalapeño sauce that came with your chips. Eat. Eat some more. Any soccer game showing on the flat-screen above you is better than the Lakers this year anyway. 3544 W. Imperial Hwy., Inglewood; (310) 672-2339. Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Entrees $13-$22. Beer only.


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A-Frame
Alma
Angelini Osteria
Animal
Attari Sandwich Shop
Bäco Mercat
Bar Amá
The Bazaar
Bestia
BierBeisl
Bludso's
Cacao Mexicatessen
Canelé
La Casita Mexicana
Cemitas Poblanas Elviritas
Chichen Itza
Chung King
Cole's
Coni'Seafood
Cube Cafe & Marketplace
Din Tai Fung
Eva
Father's Office
Fred 62
Gjelina
Golden Deli
Go's Mart
Il Grano
Guelaguetza
Guisados
Hatfield's
Ha Tien Quan
Hawkins House of Burgers
Hayat's Kitchen
El Huarache Azteca
Huckleberry
The Hungry Cat
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Jar
Jitlada
JTYH Heavy Noodle II
Kang Ho Dong Baekjong
Kiriko
Kiyokawa
Kogi Truck
Krua Siri
L&E Oyster Bar
Langer's
Little Dom's
Lucques
Ludo Truck
Lukshon
Mariscos Jalisco
Matsuhisa
Meals by Genet
Mélisse
Milo and Olive
Mo-Chica
Musso & Frank
Nem Nuong Ninh Hoa
Nickel Diner
Night + Market
Oinkster
Osteria Mozza
Pann's
Pa-Ord Noodle
El Parian
Park's BBQ
Philippe the Original
Picca
Pink's
Pizzeria Mozza
Playa
Pollo a la Brasa
Providence
R&R Soul Food
Ración
Red Medicine
Ricky's Fish Tacos
Rivera
Rocio's Moles de los Dioses
Salt's Cure
Sapp Coffee Shop
Savoy Kitchen
Sea Harbour
Shanghai No. 1 Village Seafood
Soban
Son of a Gun
Sotto
Spago
The Spice Table
Superba Snack Bar
Tacos Leo
The Tasting Kitchen
Tavern
Tsujita LA
Vincenti Ristorante
Wurstküche
Zam Zam Market

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