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fooddude247 Sep 21, 2006 10:26 PM

I have good experience with the calzones at Ameci's. Does anyone know a really good place to get the Calzone?

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    cecilyeckardt Sep 23, 2006 02:50 AM

    STUDIO CITY: Zach's Italian Cafe, awesome sausage and spinach calzone, they may have a different name than calzone, don't remember but the memory of the deliciousness has stuck with me all these years.

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      zivagolee Sep 22, 2006 10:25 PM

      I like Frankie Johnnies calzone.. pretty huge!

      1. ragazza Sep 22, 2006 05:34 PM

        Milano's on Brand Blvd in Glendale-yummy!

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          Das Ubergeek Sep 23, 2006 02:29 PM

          Mmmmm, yeah, I forgot about that -- and they do lunch specials with calzone and soup or salad.

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          anthony Sep 22, 2006 01:40 AM

          they are doing construction on the building where albanos is.
          i thought it was closed right now... (studio city one)

          not sure though..

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            Das Ubergeek Sep 22, 2006 02:30 AM

            No, it's open. Just don't mention the fecking garlic bulbs that top the elevators when you go in or you'll get more than you want to hear about the people who run the incoming restaurant/club upstairs.

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            fooddude247 Sep 22, 2006 12:54 AM

            hmm the valley is the closest spot for me so Albano's sounds good. Anyone know of more spots above the 101?

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              globlamega Sep 22, 2006 12:46 AM

              Albano's on Melrose or in the Valley on Ventura. Most NY authentic

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                Babette Sep 21, 2006 11:29 PM

                We had a delicious calzone at Spago.

                1. ipsedixit Sep 21, 2006 11:21 PM

                  If you don't mind the wait, ZELO in Arcadia.

                  ZELO
                  328 East Foothill Blvd.,
                  Arcadia
                  (626) 358-8298

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                    nrique Sep 22, 2006 02:46 AM

                    Describe Zelo's Calzone!
                    How is the sauce?
                    What is the crust like?
                    Toppings? Any specialty calzones?

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                      ipsedixit Sep 22, 2006 05:27 PM

                      Crust is very much like their pizza, thick, dense and hearty with a good crunch (not dry though).

                      Sauce is good and rich, lots of tomato and garlic.

                      I've only tried the vegetarian variety, but I believe there is a meat option as well.

                      I'm pretty sure if you has Mike (the owner) nicely he'll offer up a Calzone made-to-order for you ...

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                    calabasas_trafalgar Sep 21, 2006 11:17 PM

                    Domenico's in Pasadena

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                      Ernie Sep 21, 2006 11:04 PM

                      Big Nick's in San Pedro

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