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ISO 1/2 Sandwich & Salad or Sometimes Soup

sel | Feb 8, 200603:02 PM

I find that the greater LA area is a wonderland of ethnic restaurants, especially Mexican in ELA and elsewhere, Central and S. American, Thai in Thai Town and N. Hollywood, diverse and wonderful Chinese cuisines are offered in the SGV, Japanese in it's many forms in Little Tokyo, the Sawtelle area of WLA plus the SFV and elsewhere and of course Korean food in Koreatown, Vietnamese Pho and Bahn Mi, Indian and Pakistani in and around the Little India area of Artesia and the areas of Inglewood, Lawndale, Hawthorn and parts of the SFV. I'm sure that I've left out something and it will be brought to mine and everyone's attention!

But ya know, sometimes, not too often, I'm maxed-out on ethnic foods and just want a relatively healthy and CREATIVE (not pastrami or burgers or bahn mi etc.) sandwich, sometimes a half a sandwich and a smallish salad or if it's really good and I'm in the mood, a cup of soup. 400 or so miles north of this area I have found places that meat the criteria of what I'm looking for with offerings like roast duck and prunes on fresh baked bread with a field greens and vinagrette salad. Maybe a fresh ahi sandwich, worlds-best chicken salad or BLT (or BLAT) or fresh roasted turkey with house-made cranberry chutney or???. Or preferably something I haven't thought of! Creative, yummy and realitively healthy!

Also must be casual dress, 501's etc. And reasonable price like LESS THAN $12. No $22 lobster rolls!!!

Places in LA that I've enjoyed this type of meal, including my favorite Picholine, are listed below. TIA!!!

Angelique Cafe
840 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
213 623 8698

Auntie Em's Kitchen
4616 Eagle Rock Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
323 255 0800

1751 Ensley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310 552 1080

2649 Mission St.
San Marino, CA 91108
626 441 2299

Joan's on Third
8350 W. 3rd. St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323 655 2285

Lemon Moon
12200 W. Olympic Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310 442 9191

3360 W. 1st. St.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
213 252 8722

Say Cheese
2800 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323 665 0545

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