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I'm CHUBBIE

I’m a chubbie bunnie & food-lover for life.

I love duck – duck curry, Peking duck, roast duck, stuffed duck…if I see a duck dish on the menu, I’m all over it. Quack, quack.

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AKASHA

 9543 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA
 

Pleasantly Suprised

I had read the mixed reviews about Akasha, but came for the first time for dinner on a weekday and was pleasantly surprised. Yes, some of the menu items are overpriced and the seats are not the most comfortable, but the couple dishes I ordered were delicious and our server was professional and attentive.

The interior is modern and chic, and parking isn’t too terrible with the parking structure just down the street. There’s also metered street parking if you’re lucky enough to find one.

Bali Seafood Curry - scallops, shrimp, calamari, mussels, king salmon, baby spinach, cilantro, black

Flavorful and rich, but not so much to leave you feeling heavy, plenty of seafood, soaking a bed of rice. Really enjoyed this dish. I couldn’t stop myself from finishing it despite feeling full.

Spanish Octopus - fingerling potato, pasilla chile, charred corn roasted chile aioli, smoked paprika

Impressive octopus arm, good serving size to split between 2, with a bit of kick. Delicious.

Housemade Ice Creams & Sorbets

How can you go wrong with ice cream? Ordered the choice of 3, and it came out neatly scooped into little jars separately. We tried one of the dairy free options (peanut butter) and it was delicious, albeit a little bit sour.

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    Pros
    Food
    Cons
    Slow service
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    Pros
    Fresh seafood.
    Cons
    Expensive.

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06/05/2010

blaceden

You’re reviews are very helpful, thanks so much and keep up the awesome work:)
kaitlyn wright

06/09/2009

BananaWoo

I saw your Seoul Oak review. I was there in the spring and I fell in love with that place.

06/05/2009

BananaWoo

I’m chubbie too! :-D Love your photos and reviews!

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