Jonathan Gold’s 5 Favorite Oyster Bars in L.A.

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No food captures a gourmand’s coming of age quite like oysters on the half shell, and who better to ask than Jonathan Gold for advice for where to slurp L.A.’s briny bivalves.

He suggests:

Connie & Ted’s; 8171 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood

Fishing with Dynamite; 1148 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach

L&E1637 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles

Water Grill (largest selection); 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica

Ports o Call restaurants in San Pedro; 76 Berth, San Pedro

He also recommends the fried oyster po-boy at Little Dom’s in Los Feliz; 2128 Hillhurst Ave Los Angeles

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