If you’re looking to make a splash at your next potluck, head immediately to Fisherman’s Island in Leimert Park. This order-at-the-counter seafood spot has a “You buy, we steam” mantra that rewards you with giant platters of everything from perfectly cooked shrimp to crawfish to snow crab clusters - plus sides of broccoli, potatoes, and the best corn on the cob we’ve had in a while. Everything comes out in tin trays, making it ideal to take to a party or eat with some friends right there in the restaurant. You get to choose your own seasoning, and we highly recommend a mixture of spicy cajun and lemon pepper.
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