12 Must-Try Whole Fish Dishes Around LABy Lesley Balla | August 20, 2013 By Lesley Balla | August 20, 2013
Once considered rare in the States, serving a whole fish at the dinner table - head, tail and eyeballs intact - is being embraced by some of LA's top chefs. The presentation crosses all cultures, from the Mediterranean, where whole-roasted orata might come stuffed with herbs and lemon, to whole-fried snapper with a spicy ginger chile sauce from Southeast Asia. It’s a lot easier to eat than it looks and more delicious considering the meat is cooked on the bones. Here are 12 unique and delicious whole-fish dishes you can find around town right now.