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Jul 5, 2006 07:20 PM

Tell me your favorite places for BLOODY MARY - thanks.

Any recs for a good Bloody Mary, preferrably one that isn't so thick you think it shared a Y chromosome with a slurpee.

Anywhere in the general LA area (213, 310, 626, 818, 323).

Thanks very much in advance.

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    1. Anybody know where they still serve a celery stalk -- rather than an olive -- in a Bloody Mary?

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      1. re: Muskrat

        Jax's Bar and Grill in glendale... yes they have celery salt and sticks. i'm thirsty.

      2. Not sure about the celery stalk, but the ones at Vermont are excellent.
        This might get booted though as it's not about food, even though there are no doubt people who get their principal sustenance from Bloody Marys.

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        1. re: Chowpatty


          How can this be "not about food"? We talk about soups, ice creams, shaved ice, etc. on this board, why not a prepared cocktail? I've asked for good lemonade in the past and it didn't get deleted by Chowhound's very own version of Guy Montag ...

          It'll be weird if this gets booted ...

          1. re: ipsedixit

            The thread is a discussion about where to find the best Bloody Mary's in the L.A. area, it is on topic for this local board.

        2. I love the one at Luna Park made with fire roasted tomatoes. The one at Campanile is excellent too... they roast ALL their veggies in it.. Yummm... :)


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          1. re: Dommy

            Mmmm, guess what I'm having for dinner!

          2. TART restaurant inside the farmers daughter hotel (right opposite the farmers market/grove area)serves the best bloody mary I've had in L.A. (They also use a celery stick in it!)