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Catching the Wedge in Seal Beach

There's not much that beats a walk on the beach and a Wedge salad at The Abbey bar and grill in Seal BeachLook, I'm not going to argue that it's better than Alain Passard's harlequin of spring vegetables with sweet and sour sauce followed by a stroll through the gardens at the Musee Rodin. But at the end of a warm summer day, I can't think of much that beats a walk on the beach and a Wedge salad at The Abbey bar and grill in Seal Beach.

It's Southern California beer food at its best: a wedge of crisp iceberg lettuce, topped with a gloppy blue cheese dressing and sprinkled with bacon, diced red onions and tomatoes and chopped cilantro (blue cheese and cilantro, great combination!).

Follow that up with one of the restaurant's pizzas or -- if you took a really long walk -- one of its monument-sized hamburgers, and a craft beer (in this case, a refreshing orange-wheat from Hanger 24 in Redlands) and you've got a perfect summer Sunday dinner.

Be warned, it's a lot of food -- pictured above is half of a Wedge.

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-- Russ Parsons

Photo credit: Russ Parsons / Los Angeles Times

 
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