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Coni'Seafood in LA; Pearl Dive Oyster Palace in DC

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace,
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace,
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Jonathan Gold goes on a mission to find chef Sergio Peñuelas, master of the charcoal grilled snook, and finds him at Coni'Seafood in Los Angeles. Tom Sietsema reveals tricks of the trade in his review of Pearl Dive Oyster Palace in Washington, DC: "To keep restaurant staffs that recognize me from knowing whether I like a dish, I leave some food on my plate." Noted. Here are the end-of-week reviews:

Los Angeles:
LA Weekly/Jonathan Gold: Coni'Seafood

Washington, DC:
Washington Post/Tom Sietsema: Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, 2.5 stars

Chicago Reader/Mike Sula: Ripasso

Boston Magazine/Corby Kummer: Legal Harborside

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