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Estoy buscando para huevos con nopales

donde?

Mar 12, 2008
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Late Night Eats in Culver City - Near the Helms District?

oh, i forgot about K-Zo, they are open until 11 and it's GREAT sushi and japanese "tapas"
http://www.k-zo.com/

Mar 07, 2008
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Late Night Eats in Culver City - Near the Helms District?

too bad you are missing Beacon, it's fantastic. luckily you will miss La Dijonaise, because it is pedestrian and i would not consider worth your time. have you looked into Brunello Tratorria just west of La Cienega on Washington? i ate there once when it first opened and it was very quaint and the handmade raviolis were quite nice. Wilson is open late, but i think it's way over-priced and everything is over-salted.

Mar 07, 2008
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FREE Burrito - In Westwood Village - Today Only !!

hah! that's funny. wait in line for one hour with 300 UCLA undergrads for slop wrapped in a tortilla? no thanks.

Feb 28, 2008
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Arsenal Kobe Burger

I don't know who Mollyomormon is, but if she recommends The Arsenal, she is a genius. I can't believe I have lived in West LA for 5 years and have never eaten there before. It's Shangri La.

Feb 27, 2008
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Arsenal Kobe Burger

WOW! The kobe burger ($13) at The Arsenal is FANTASTIC! It absolutely rivals Father's Office, and you don't have to deal with the insane crowds, fight for tables, or wait in line at the bar to order.

Feb 27, 2008
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Good vegetarian-Indian on Westside?

Samosa House is good, but tends to be extremely salty, over-spiced, and they put canned kidney beans in their dal, which is a real bummer. The Jackfruit dish and the spinach-cheese dish are pretty good, but salty...I prefer Anapurna at Motor and Venice on the East side of the street, across from Versailles...I usually get the veggie platter for $8 and it's tons of very tasty food...

Feb 23, 2008
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Spring Street Smokehouse

anybody ever eat there? decent?

Feb 23, 2008
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Dinner Before Groundlings -- Melrose Area

Vito's on La Cienega

Feb 21, 2008
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Dinner Before Groundlings -- Melrose Area

Village Idiot

Feb 21, 2008
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30 hours in LA

there are so many places and neighborhoods...since you are staying at BHH, you will be very close to La Cienega/Melrose/3rd street area known for it's restaurants, so i suggest that you start looking there. my favorites are Taste, LA Food Court, Cynthia's, Jar, Quality, Toast, BLD, Table 8, Vito's, and Village Idiot, and very close by is Larchmont neighborhood where Pizzeria and Osteria Mozza are located. if you want to venture out further, then go to Culver City, Santa Monica, or even Downtown

Feb 19, 2008
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Wilson - What to order?

i posted just below on Wilson from Valentines dinner with my girlfriend. i strongly urge you to go somewhere else. it's way over priced, the food is not good, and there are places that are much better and close by, like Fraiche in CC and Taste on Melrose

Feb 16, 2008
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Wilson Review

Took my girlfriend to Wilson in Culver City for Valentines dinner, and I had very high expectations. They were not fulfilled. Everything was incredibly salty, which I interpret as an inept chef at the helm. Appetizers were French onion soup and scallops. The soup was tasty, and the seared scallops were in a fine cream glaze but were so salty I was underwhelmed. I had the Lamb Risotto main course, and we joked that I had instead got Lambuger Helper for dinner. That's really what it was. No Joke. It had the consistency of thickened pudding and I could not even taste the lamb itself, since the lamb was masked in tons of cheese, salt, and marinara. My girlfriend had a sausage tagliatelle that was completely unremarkable and salty. We didn't even get dessert because they sounded so horrible and they tried to charge us for 2 bottles of wine when we only had 1 bottle. What a bummer. I will not return, and I predict w swift demise.

Feb 15, 2008
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Breakfast near Westside Pavillion?

La Seranada ( great omlettes with a spanish flare), John O'Groats (go early; american), Bread & Porridge (trendy and crowded). Not totally mobbed at 10: I vote for La Serenada

Feb 08, 2008
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Best Fish 'n Chips in LA?

if you are on the west side, go to Irish Times on Motor, just north of National before you go under the 10. it's an Irish bar with great and inexpensive bar food. the fish and chips are always great, there's a pool table, and the crown is very unpretentious.

Feb 08, 2008
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sunday sushi on westside

Yabu on Pico, just west of Barrington. Be sure to get soba noodles. Also, second the rec for Hide on Sawtelle. Probably the best sushi for the price on the westside.

Feb 07, 2008
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New List: Culver City's What Is Everyone Thinking?

just wondering if anyone has tried the relatively new Brunello Tratorria (?) on Washington, just East of La Cienega?

Feb 06, 2008
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Ford's Filling Station - to go or not to go?

Don't waste your money at FFS. There are so many other places in CC and surrounding areas that are much better. I have been there twice, and have been let down both times in terms of quality and quantity. I second the Tender Greens suggestion. If you are willing to throw down a little more cash, there's Fraiche and Wilson in CC. Try Taste on Melrose or LA FoodCourt or Cynthias on 3rd. They are much better than Fords.

Feb 06, 2008
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good happy hour food in west la?

did anybody mention Backstage next to Sony in CC?

Feb 05, 2008
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good happy hour food in west la?

i agree with the Palomino's suggestion...just be warned, this place gets SUPER crowded, especially on Thursday and Friday. you will likely have to fight for space if you get there after 5. but the HH drink and food special are great!

Feb 05, 2008
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best French Dip sandwhich west of the 710?

no. where is it?

Feb 04, 2008
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best French Dip sandwhich west of the 710?

i haven't had a decent one yet. surely there must be some good places in LA.

Feb 04, 2008
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3rd Street/Melrose/La Cienega

whats Luna Park? never been there?

Jan 16, 2008
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3rd Street/Melrose/La Cienega

We want American fare for dinner tonite. Been to Cynthia's and love it. Just want to try something new...any suggestions? Maybe BLD or the Village Idiot?

Jan 16, 2008
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POQUITO MAS--WHY THE CROWD??

as per usual, Nosh pretty much nailed it again. just like to say that Taco Don Jorge finally opened at Cattaraugus and Venice after working out of a truck for what seems like forever. the asada is very tasty, but unfortunately the carnitas are not roasted which makes true carnitas.

Jan 15, 2008
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Hu's Szechwan

Finally made it to Hu's at the corner of National and National where it makes that insane 90 degree turn and cars traveling west have to stop, but cars traveling east take the turn like its the fucking autobahn. Anyways...as many of you predicted, Hu's is very tasty Westside Chinese food. The portions are HUGE and very flavorful. We got the Szechwan shrimp which had prolly 40 shimp (a serious mound of shrimp) in a red sauce with a hint of wine. I was at first ambivalent to order it, but it really was good. We also ordered the Orange Pi Chicken and the Green Beans in shredded pork sauce. The beans were fresh and not overcooked, which i hate. The shredded pork sauce was mild and nice. The Orange Chicken sauce was good, but the chicken at the bottom of the dish were swimming in sauce that was a bit overpowering.The prices are very reasonable (the tab was $38 for 2), the atmosphere is quiet, mellow, and not pretentious. I will absolutely go back.

Jan 15, 2008
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Westwood dinner

i want to take my girlfriend out for dinner on Tuesday nite in Westwood before the David Sedaris show at UCLA. Palominos and Napa are possibilities but, but i'm trying to get other options. i was thinking of that small Italian place on the North-West corner of Westwood a few blocks south of Wilshire (the name escapes me) or maybe the new Pitfire Pizza furhter South on Westwood. Does anybody have any suggestions, or any experience with either Pitfire or the little Italian place? Thanks!

Jan 14, 2008
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Clamchowder at Santa Monica Seafoood

Good clamchowder is a godsend. While purchasing some Ahi Tuna at Santa Monica Seafoood yesterday, a little old lady in front of me ordered some clamchowder, which I have never noticed as an item there before. On a small board in the back corner of the store is the clamchowder menu. Red and White, $8 per quart. OMFG, it was BY FAR the best white chowder hat I have ever had in LA/Malibu/Redondo/LBC. I cant wait to go back to try the red. I heard they have a restaurant open in SM. Anybody been there yet?

Jan 06, 2008
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Twin Dragon Chinese

Well, i finally made it to Twin Dragon (8597 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles) in my search for Westside Chinese food, and it was HORRIBLE! The atmosphere was frantic, the waiter was indifferent and curt, and the food was disgusting. Canned mushrooms and bamboo shoots in Mongolian beef with a mysterious brown sauce. Over-fried and dry General Tsaos chicken in another unremarkable sauce. Steamed dumplings were flavorless. I will never go back.

Where should i try next? I want to either go to Hu's Szechwan on National or Hop Li (or Hop Wu?).

Jan 06, 2008
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Speaking of ramen, where to go for ones made without pork?

Ramenya does close early, i think 9pm, and they are closed on Wednesdays. cash only. However, I prefer Asahi Ramen on Sawtelle. their stocks are not as salty, their gyoza are much better and they definately have a vegetable only and a vegetable/chicken bowl that can be ordered with clear broth or bean paste broth, neither of which contain pork. ramenic is right, the ajo garlic ramen broth is the best item on the menu, but i think it comes with pork (?).

Jan 03, 2008
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