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Nov 1, 2006 04:08 PM

best pumpkin pie in LA?

I had a great slice at the Farm in Santa Monica, a fair one at Clementine (it didn't taste as good as it looked).
Whole or slice--any ideas? And i'd really love it if there was something in the mid-wilshire district, but NOT Susina, which I find to be pretty average--again, their selections look great, don't match up in taste.

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  1. Sorry, not close to mid-Wilshire, but at last week's office dinner catered by Auntie Em's in Eagle Rock, they brought one that seemed close to perfect, especially if you like it on the less-sweet side.

    1. Had a great pumpkin pie, pumpkin ice cream combo at Jinpachi in West Hollywood.

      1. Al Gelato.
        Nothing but pure pumpkin and tons of it.
        Remember the whipped cream!

        1. The unorthodox kabocha pumpkin pie at Frances Bakery in Little Tokyo is pretty stellar. I don't think any sugar is used in the pumpkin filling but you get a nice (optional) sweetness from the meringue topping. Good stuff...

          Frances Bakery
          404 E 2ND St
          Los Angeles, CA 90012-4209View Map

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          1. re: weebie

            Kabocha totally rocks in pumpkin pie. You can get away with reduced sugar due to the squash's natural sweetness, but probably shouldn't eliminate it.

          2. Are you talking about LA Farm on Olympic?

            Try Josie on Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica. Good stuff.