By Courtney Walsh, West Coast Editor
Los Angeles is a city of transplants, with many from all over the world coming to call the city home. As such, the city is home to a vibrant and diverse culinary scene that features influences from a number of cooking traditions. Yet one surprising culinary trend recently popping up in restaurants throughout the city is not from a distant shore but rather the other coast of our own country – that of East Coast seafood.
While Los Angeles is already home to a number of seafood oriented cuisines, over the last several years, the city has witnessed a surprising trend of East Coast themed seafood eateries opening in the area. A result of both hungry East Coasters pining for their familiar dishes alongside ambitious chefs looking to bring some of their favorite East Coast dishes out West, these New England seafood-joints have become all the rage amongst transplants and locals alike.
From food trucks to fine dining establishments, here’s a look into the top five concepts serving up the freshest New England style eats west of the Mississippi.Read More