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Where's all the good ice cream at?

Yum, those sound good!

Diners, Drive-ins, Dives, and Disgusting

So only people with discriminating palates are allowed to be on this site? I thought this site was for people who enjoy food, no matter where it is cooked.

Chowtastic Recs for Tarzana/Reseda

Yang Chow on Topanga across from the Woodland Hills Mall is always good. The slippery shrimp, and sizzling rice soup are favorites.

Yang Chow
6443 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91303

Best Cheap Sushi in Downtown?

Tenno Sushi in Little Tokyo. They have a number of rolls and sushi for "half-price". I had a very good yellowtail roll and spicy scallop roll there last week.

Tenno Sushi
209 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

HELP! Need suggestions about restaurants at Staple Center DOWNTOWN...

I completely agree. We went to LA Market on X-mas eve and had a wonderful experience. The edamame, and tuna dynamite are wonderful as appetizers. Our server was very knowledgeable and patient with us. I highly recommend.

LA Market
900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Chopped All-Stars - Episode 2 [spoilers]

Best Chopped Episode Ever!


Well, I recently had Sushi at Tenno in Little Tokyo and it was quite good


I think you are over-estimating the ability of the Canucks to beat the Kings. GO KINGS

Real Fish and Chips

I second this. Robin Hood has the best fish & chips. That crust is fantastic.

Robin Hood British Pub
13640 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

Water Grill

I last went on a weekday for a business lunch. We arrived around 1:30 and had a leisurely lunch. Everything was fantastic. I don't remember the final bill, but there was 6 of us, so it wasn't small. I highly recommend a lunch visit.

Sherman Oaks lunch ... ?

Hamburger Hamlet is on Van Nuys Blvd near Ventura. Also, Marmalade Cafe at Ventura and Kester

Brining my turkey..

This is a very good brining recipe from Russ Parsons. I've done this for 3 years now and my family loves the turkey. It's not salty as the salt is gone by Thanksgiving and it's just moist turkey.

Nov 22, 2010
valleygirl617 in Home Cooking

Who is your favorite bakery to make a birthday cake???

Plusko's in Canoga Park. They make a champagne cake that is out of this world!

New Wave for Gladstones??

The Los Angeles Times gave it a good review - 3 stars.

Bringing food into Dodger Stadium?

My husband and I ALWAYS bring our own food. Usually we go to Subway and get sandwiches and chips, and maybe cookies. We bring our own water and make sure the lid is on very tight. Put all your food into a plastic bag so the security guards can check it. The most you'll get from them is a joke that they'll have to take your dinner away, but it's just a joke. We love it because it seems to be the only place you can bring your own food anymore. And people always marvel at how much better our dinner looks than what is served at the stadium. The food is too expensive there anyway.

Looking for best fried chicken in the San Fernando Valley

Dinah's in Glendale

LA Food Tour: Signature Item Cheap Eats

LA Street Dog at Fab's Hot Dogs in Tarzana

Sub's in or very close to Northridge

My Dad used to love Giamela's in Northridge. I haven't been there in years so I can't vouch for it now. Anyone?

Time For A Change

I have been to KP, although not in a very long time. Yang Chow makes a Slippery Shrimp that is so very yummy. We also enjoy their Sizzling Rice Soup and Moo Shu. It is a bit more of a drive, but we live in Lake Balboa and go there all the time.

Yang Chow Restaurant
3777 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107

Time For A Change

Have you tried Yang Chow in Woodland HIlls or Chinatown?

Top two favorite BBQ pork rib joints in L.A.?

If it's the Rattler's I'm thinking of:

Rattler's BBQ
26495 Golden Valley Rd.
Santa Clarita

The first time I went there, it was wonderful. The last time, it was less so.

wedding cake under $1,000???

Plusko's in Canoga Park. They did our wedding cake and it was amazing! The Champagne cake is fantastic!
21013 Sherman Way
Canoga Park, CA 91303-1765
(818) 348-2880


For BBQ, Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks is great. Also, Brent's Deli and Fabs are must tries

Boneyard Bistro
13539 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Brent's Deli
2799 Townsgate Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361