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Singaporean chili crabs?

Does anyone know where to get great Singaporean-style chili crabs or pepper crabs? I had the most amazing chili crabs in Singapore and am now craving them. Help!

Mar 06, 2008
seedling in Los Angeles Area

What are your favorite SPICY foods?

A really good Thai green curry is probably the ultimate!
Or, for breakfast, migas, which are texmex scrambled eggs with serrano chiles, tomato, cheese and tortilla chips.

Feb 27, 2008
seedling in General Topics

Melisse- LA's first Michelin 3 star Restaurant

I guess I'll have to try it again. My last meal there was truly horrible and the service was even worse. We had one of those waiters who took it upon himself to become our best friend, and joined the conversation every time he came to the table.

Feb 19, 2008
seedling in Los Angeles Area

Citrus at Social @ Hollywood?

The food's great, but so far the service is a disaster. I thought maybe this was because it was "new" but it turns out that most of the staff is from the original Social Hollywood restaurant--so I can't figure out why they have trouble with so many truly basic tasks, like wiping away the previous customer's goop from the tabletops before sitting a new guest, not replacing or offering fresh silverware, serving the wrong drinks, etc. But OMG, the mosaic carpaccio--delicious.

Feb 19, 2008
seedling in Los Angeles Area

Magazines for Foodies?

The writing in Saveur is very good. But there's been nothing in it lately because they can't sell any ads. No ads = not enough pages for good content. It's a shame. It used to be such a great mag.

Nov 20, 2007
seedling in Food Media & News

overrated/over hyped?

How can you say Sona is overrated when you've never been. It is truly the best restaurant in the city: food, wine and service. Not an everyday affair, for sure. But always spectacular.

Jul 26, 2007
seedling in Los Angeles Area

Jiraffe? Josie's?

If it's between Josie and JiRaffe, then Josie is definitely the better choice. You might also consider the new Catch at Casa del Mar. The dining room is absolutely gorgeous, and the food is superb, some of the finest seafood in California--but the pork chop is stellar, too.

Jul 13, 2007
seedling in Los Angeles Area