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11 places to go for ice-cold food in hot, sticky weather
11 places to go for ice-cold food in hot, sticky weather

Hot enough for you? The heat is here steady and strong, and September and October -- fall months in most of the country -- promise to bring the peak of summer weather in Southern California. When it's hot and sticky out, nothing offers relief like eating something cool, whether it’s gazpacho or cold sesame noodles, hwaedupbap or hiyashi chuka. Here are some of our favorites. Oysters: Get the daily-dozen raw oyster platter ($28) at L&E Oyster Bar in Silver Lake, always a bargain and a mix of three or four varieties. Or pick them yourself from the dueling lists of East and West Coast mollusks. Matthew Kaner picks the wines for them. Grab a seat in the en-plein-air upstairs...

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