Cafe: Ocean Prime

Cafe: Ocean Prime

It can be hard to find good sea food in the desert. Unfortunately, the restaurant featured in this week's cafe column won't exactly help your search.

Food Critic Michele Laudig on Ocean Prime:

Given his background working for Christopher Gross and Eddie Matney, and the sophisticated food he cooked at Furio when it opened, I expected a lot from executive chef Jagger Griffin. So is he asleep at the stove? Is he in the kitchen at all? I have to wonder, based on all the disappointing things I ate here.

Consider the "ocean" in Ocean Prime. With more than half of the seafood entrees priced at 30 bucks or more, the fish had better be exquisite. But none of it appealed to me...full story


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