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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 ...


lisa_s commented 4 hours ago

"Chicago-style"pizza in SoCal

by RSMBob 2 days ago

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


cstr commented 14 hours ago

Grocery Outlet - October 2018

by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

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


Sophie commented 2 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 2 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 3 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 6 days ago

Stone Fruits 2018 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

by Melanie Wong 5 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 6 days ago

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Favorite new restaurant in the LA area?

by lisa_s 6 days 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...

Tlacoyos, Mexico City Style in LA?

by M0rgan 9 years ago

I am looking for real Tlacoyos (filled with either beans, habas or requeson), made with blue corn masa similar to th...


ttripp55 commented 6 days ago

Help! Looking for A Good German Restaurant in the LA Area?

by lisa_s 13 days ago

I am looking for a good authentic German restaurant in the LA area, and wondered if you had any suggestions. We used ...


hbkawachi commented 7 days ago

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L.A. Area Restaurants for Thanksgiving?

by sugarcanejane 7 days ago

I am DONE with making dinner and hosting for everyone. This year I want to go out for Thanksgiving. Does anyone have ...

CUPID'S Chili for Hot Dogs

by laptopps 8 years ago

My father LOVES Cupid's Hot Dogs and ate there back in the 1950's (at the Cupid's in North Hollywood.) We have since...


acgold7 commented 10 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...


CelesteHelen commented 11 days ago

Super Mex Salsa Recipe

by rjohn40787 5 months ago

I love the salsa from Super Mex, the LA/OC Mexican restaurant chain. Does anyone have the recipe and instructions fo...


BSeal commented 14 days ago

Where Do You Buy Your Pasta and What Do You Buy?

by roger simon 16 years ago

Reading Irene Viribila's rave of Angelini Osteria in last Sunday's LAT (with which I agreed--I know some here do not)...


lballinger commented 16 days ago

Cooking oil recycling

by jcbecci 8 years ago

Where in the greater LA metro area can I take used cooking oil for recycling. I hate to toss several containers of us...


normanm998 commented 19 days ago

Looking for brioche & whole wheat slider buns

by WINDELLA 27 days ago

I'm looking for Brioche and whole wheat sliders bun. Anyone know where I can purchase them in the Pasadena or San Ber...


mpken commented 19 days ago

Proud Bird Sunday Buffet Brunch

by Servorg 11 years ago

We had to be at LAX to drop someone off yesterday morning so we took the opportunity to visit the PB. This restauran...


Unique5658 commented 21 days ago

Grocery Outlet, September 2018

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Please share your Grocery Outlet finds. 9/5, Santa Rosa GO: Mason canning jars and extra lids Evian bottled wa...

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Melanie Wong commented 21 days ago

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The Crack Shack | Costa Mesa - Orange County

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by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

In April I had a chance to join some friends to check out the newish Crack Shack in Costa Mesa.