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where to find Rendered leaf lard in LA area?

by french roast 10 years ago

This was a conversation that started 2 years ago when the NY Times article about how amazing leaf lard is for making ...


Debra2279 commented 4 days ago

Favorite restaurant names

by gj 17 years ago

My own favorite..."Know Good" in South Central. Never ate there, but, busted up laughing whenever I passed it.


collardman commented 9 days ago

Grocery Outlet - October 2018

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

What are your latest Grocery Outlet finds? * * * * * * * * Santa Rosa GO: Coconut Moravian cookies, $1.99 - A...


DavidT commented 10 days ago

40th birthday tasting menu dinner recommendations?

by annaa 11 days ago

5 of us are celebrating our 40th birthdays the weekend of Dec. 1 and I'd like to find a tasting menu (ideally more we...


annaa commented 11 days ago

Lunch Christmas day 2018 in Los Angeles or close to LAX Airport

by tracybrettj 2 months ago

Hi, We arrive from Australia Christmas day into LA and looking for a restaurant for Christmas Lunch 5 adults. Any ...


MariaFeliz commented 13 days ago

"Chicago-style"pizza in SoCal

by RSMBob 26 days ago

Been a long time since I wrote on this topic (and boy, has Chowhound changed!). Wrote this up last night for another ...


magardiner commented 19 days ago

Anyone Remember The Black Whale in MdR?

by torta basilica 14 years ago

We were so bummed when it closed - loved those King Crab omelettes, Bloody Marys & much more on their menu. Is there...


melbie12 commented 19 days ago

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 12 years ago

Remember the chain of crepe restaurants called The Magic Pan? Nana used to take me to the one in Beverly Hills & I'd ...


donfitzg commented 19 days ago

Aloha Poke Co?

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

With the national news about Chicago-based Aloha Poke Co, I'm just wondering if the food is any good. Opinions? http...


ferret commented 20 days ago

Where to get gelato?

by M Katz 16 years ago

Hi all... Was wondering if anyone can recommend some decent places to get gelato, particularly in the west side or s...


Anhloan commented 23 days ago

Estonian Black Bread Garlic Toast

by Signora 4 years ago

We just returned from a trip to the Baltic Countries and while enjoying the delicious local beer were also introduced...


SoCalMuncher commented 23 days ago

Where in LA can I get a date shake?

by RNP 13 years ago

I went to palm springs this weekend and I had a date shake for the first time and it was awesome. Does anyone know w...

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Melanie Wong commented 27 days ago

Bagel Dogs! Help!

by moochia 7 years ago

The Husband's birthday will soon be here. He's been craving bagel dogs since Costco stopped carrying them years ago....


fmktjod commented 27 days ago

Where to buy saffron?

by Lawrence Joe 16 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy just a little bit to make some paella? Does Trader Joe's have any?


acgold7 commented 1 month ago

Stone Fruits 2018 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill opened for the season on May 15. I had a chance to visit last weekend to buy the first ...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

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Favorite new restaurant in the LA area?

by lisa_s 1 month ago

I recently spent the day in LA, and tried out a couple of new food spots. The first was the eagerly awaited Milk Bar...