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Do L.A. ex-pats to other cities ....


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Do L.A. ex-pats to other cities ....

PaulF | Sep 15, 2006 11:16 PM

end up on Chowhound looking for L.A. style dishes?

Has there ever been a thread on the Chicago board from an L.A. native jonesing for a Hot Dog on a Stick?

Anyone ever move to Manhattan from Cali and come to chowhound wondering where they could find an L.A. style taco?

I suppose there are, there must be.

I'm not native Californian, but I've lived in L.A. since I'm a kid. I only have vague memories of liking the deli in Brooklyn or pizza. It's been so long that I don't long for egg creams or pizza or pastrami. (I sort of miss Lundy's, oddly enough, but mostly because as a kid I liked the whole stand-next-to-someone-who-is-just-about-done-and-wait-for-their-table thing. Is that place still there?)

Anywhooo ...

Lot's of people from around the country end up living in Los Angeles. And they bring with them their cravings for ... well, recently it's been egg sandwiches on a kaiser roll and gooey deli sandwiches. You know it includes pizza, wings, and cheesesteak sandwiches, too.

So, if you frequent other boards, what to the El Lay people look for when they move to your city? What's the Cali thing I'll miss most 'cuz I can't find it in your town?

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