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Best Taco Tuesday/Happy Hour

Hey guys,

For the last 6 months we have been going to Oscars in Ocean Beach for $1 fish tacos after 2
pm. Today we found that they have discontinued it. Any current recommendation on alternatives from North County to Ocean Beach. Thanks for any suggestions.

Nov 05, 2013
doug5551 in San Diego

Sumo mandarins

BB,

Thanks for posting this. I had them last year for the first time and they were awesome. If I remember correctly, when I bought a large bag from WF, they were discounted by 10 percent. I will have to swing by and pick some up!

Feb 13, 2012
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Hollywood Pies - FINALLY some decent Chicago Pizza in LA

FYI. from their website, I plan to give them a try this Wed:

Hollywood Pies offers weekday pick-up specials!

Two for One Tuesdays: Buy one small get one free; valid on pick-ups only

Wacky Wednesdays: All large pies are only $15; valid pick-ups only

Note: 15% off not valid with these offers

Dec 03, 2011
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Spekuloos in LA?

FYI: They are now selling this at Trader Joes for $3.69. I just got it at the TJs in Torrance. I had never heard of it till I saw this thread. You should give it a try, it really is as spectacular as the previous posters noted!

Dec 03, 2011
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Tender, Juicy and Crisp? Roast Chicken Battle - Melisse, Costco, Pollo Ala Brasa, Rustic Canyon, Zankou, A Frame, Gjelina, Marouch, Lola's, and more! [Review] w/ Pics!

I have not tried the location on Western in Koreatown. I work for the City of Carson, and the Gardena location is about 2 miles from the border of the city. I am very grateful your recommendation led me to try it out. I cant wait to go back, and recommend everyone give it a try...as your description is spot on!

Apr 07, 2011
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Tender, Juicy and Crisp? Roast Chicken Battle - Melisse, Costco, Pollo Ala Brasa, Rustic Canyon, Zankou, A Frame, Gjelina, Marouch, Lola's, and more! [Review] w/ Pics!

Yes, it is the Gardena location I tried. I arrived at 11:15 am, before the lunch rush, and service was almost instantaneous. I got the whole chicken plus two sides for $13.90. I highly recommend everyone check this place out. It really is a cheap place worth travelling for...!

Apr 07, 2011
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Tender, Juicy and Crisp? Roast Chicken Battle - Melisse, Costco, Pollo Ala Brasa, Rustic Canyon, Zankou, A Frame, Gjelina, Marouch, Lola's, and more! [Review] w/ Pics!

I went to this Pollo a La Brasa location today for lunch based on this thread, and I can say that it was absolutely superb. Extremely smokey flavor and a great bargain as well. I would highly recommend it and cannot wait to return.

Thanks for posting this thread or I never would have tried it. I am grateful for all the efforts!!

Apr 06, 2011
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Good Mexican near LAX

I would highly recommend:

El Puerto Escondido,
915 W Arbor Vitae St
Inglewood, CA 90301

Which people say is within walking distance of LAX. It is like an authentic Baja Style seafood restaurant with great quality and good prices:

http://www.yelp.com/biz/el-puerto-esc...

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El Puerto Escondido
4182 W El Segundo Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250

Jun 16, 2010
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Best fried chicken in LA? where is it?

I can confirm that they still have the 5 pieces for $4.87 deal. The fritters were an additional 3 for $1.02. I stoppted by the one on Vermont last night after work. I realized it was very close to my favorite ribs place, Moms. So I went there, too.

Thanks for the tip, degustateur. I agree with your assessment, and without your recommendation, I never would have tried them out...

May 26, 2010
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area

Best fried chicken in LA? where is it?

So I just went to CHICKY FRIED CHICKEN, and was surprised to see a chain lock on the front door. I wanted to give it a shot, but they are shut down right now. Their stuff still seemed to be on the inside, but they must be behind on the rent.

Instead, I went to Golden Bird on Avalon. The chicken was bland and greasy. I am not sure what the deal is, because it was nothing special at all....

May 24, 2010
doug5551 in Los Angeles Area