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visiting LA from SF

to each their own. i think their rice bowls are great. definitely not bland. i actually think there's a good bit of texture with the fried shallots and the greens.

Mar 17, 2015
cdub in Los Angeles Area
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visiting LA from SF

i know you probably won't go back but their rice bowls are the thing to get there. that noodle dish is the worst thing at chego.

Mar 16, 2015
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Hollywood Area and Universal Studios

dan tana's and craigs are pretty much ground zero for celebrity seeing.

Arthur Avenue type food in L.A.?

Dan tanas or raos

Mar 10, 2015
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San Franciscan's trip report

Best soondae is at 8th st soondae. Closed on Sundays.

Mar 08, 2015
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visiting LA from SF

hangari for some stellar kalgooksoo.

Mar 04, 2015
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ISO Best Omurice

jist is probably the best right now.

ktown plaza and galleria food courts both have pretty good ones.

Feb 24, 2015
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Planning -- Chinatown/Little Tokyo and Koreatown

for ktown, i'd center around chapman plaza. you can hit kang ho dong, escala, emc, dan sung sa, normandie bar, all within 2 blocks. the line is another block away. honey me, etc.. list goes on and on in the area.

i mentioned this on an earlier post but hangari may have the best noodles in ktown right now and it's right there as well.

Feb 24, 2015
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hangari kalgooksu

i actually thought the regular kimchee was great too. a very strong oyster flavor.

the hand made noodles are great but the clam broth put it over the top. they're pretty generous with the amount of clams in that soup too.

Feb 23, 2015
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hangari kalgooksu

if you haven't been in ktown, highly recommended. their chicken kalgooksoo and their claim kalgooksoo are excellent.

Feb 23, 2015
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Your FAV BBQ in the Valley:

agreed. beef is king there. moist brisket, beef rib, and pastrami.

Feb 20, 2015
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Anyone been to Craft lately?

went for dinela. as good as ever.

Feb 18, 2015
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best ny style eggroll

thanks. going to see if i can fit in a few while i'm in town so any rec is appreciated.

Jan 29, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

sounds good. thanks. looking forward to being able to try a few.

Jan 29, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

great. thanks.

Jan 28, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

great rec.

i'll skip mighty quinns since between luger and katz, i probably have my red meat quota met for any trip.

Jan 28, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

i don't think anyone thinks it's the height of a culinary achievement but there seems to be a distinct difference between the egg rolls found in ny and those found in la. just trying to see what that might be.

Jan 28, 2015
cdub in Manhattan
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best ny style eggroll

i'm looking for the classic chinese egg roll that i'm sure is ubiquitous in ny but uncommon in la.

i think of it like any halal cart. pretty common in nyc but until very recently, impossible to find in la.

Jan 28, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

cool. thanks for the rec.

Jan 27, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

thanks. appreciate the rec.

Jan 27, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

i think more than anything, trying to see what everyone is talking about. i know there's a nostalgia element. just trying to see if i'm missing anything. not big enough qualify as a meal so i figure i can try it somewhere.

Jan 27, 2015
cdub in Manhattan

best ny style eggroll

cute katz vs. langers position. lets just say both pastrami's are great regardlesss whose bread is better.

looking for the thick wrapper, etc...

Jan 27, 2015
cdub in Manhattan
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best ny style eggroll

coming out from la. i hear about ny style eggrolls that are virtually non existent in la. just curious if there's any good options to try them in midtown. will be out there in feb. thanks.

Jan 27, 2015
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DineLA Jan 2015 -- Meals, Reviews and Recommendations

black hogg is only serving the dine la menu.

had a great meal at craft on sat. they consistently provide a great experience and value for dine la.

Jan 26, 2015
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Delicious Italian, American, Farm-To-Table Recommendations? Help

Gjelina

Jan 14, 2015
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Non-ethnic, (ok maybe Italian is ok) not further than 10 miles East or West from Beverly Hilton

nook in west la.

Jan 14, 2015
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Hatfields closing end of December

One last croque madam before they close. They were spectacular as always. Sad to see them go

BBQ Brisket Alert

pork belly was about $11 per. brisket was $15.

Dec 04, 2014
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BBQ Brisket Alert

the piece i had must have been under the heat lamp too long. dried out. they did just put out a slab of smoked pork belly that i tried when i was there that was pretty damn good.

Dec 04, 2014
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Solo Business Trip to LA area - Recommendations?

santa monica breakfast - huckleberry
west hollywood lunch - shunjis
downtown dinner - faith and flower

Oct 01, 2014
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