I had the fried calamari again last night at Vermont, which I used to really like, but it didn't seem as good this time. Who does the best fried calamari appetizer in the L.A. area (not South Bay or OC)? Extra points for good cocktails.
A quick sauté keeps calamari tender, while garlic, lemon, and parsley brighten up the gentle oceanic flavor of the squid. Serve with crusty bread for getting every last drop of the buttery sauce. Read more.