Just got Carl Chu's book (Chinese Food Finder, Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley). Royal Star Seafood (3001 Wilshire, SM) is one of the few west side places mentioned (pg.42 "Hong Kong - Style Seafood Houses"). Worth the trip?
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.