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Gang,

I need a recommendation for your favorite corn chowder.

Anywhere in the following area codes: 213, 626, 818, 310, 323.

Thanks as always.

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  1. Curry House...my kid says its her favorite.

    1. The best corn I've ever had at a restaurant was at "Fresh Corn Grill" in Westwood. I would venture an educated guess that their Corn Chowder might be as well; afterall, it's what they specialize in (click on the PDF "Take-Out Menu"):

      http://www.freshcorngrill.com/

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      1. re: JBC

        Yes, the corn chowder is excellent at Fresh Corn Grill. Reminiscent of the chowder at The Ivy, where (I've heard) the owner worked previously.

      2. The Ivy on Robertson, hands down. I know people are divided about the restaurant on the board but there is no beating their corn chowder. It is silky, full of corn and quite spicy. I love it.

        1. Hollywood and Vine

          1. I like the one at Sonora Cafe on La Brea a lot.

            1. I agree with the Ivy... a bowl of corn chowder and a salad is a great lunch.

              1. I just enjoyed Vons Signature Select Cravin Crab Corn Chowder that can be found in their store's soup-bar section. This is one of the new flavors that was recently added to their wonderful line of restaurant-quality soups. They can be bought in refrigerated containers or can be scooped into different-size bowls from their self-serve hot-soup section (and help yourself to free samples!).

                1. The first Corn Chowder I ever had was at Mimi's Cafe. I know it's a chain and I am not a corn chowder expert but I liked it. I get that when I am not in the mood for the French Onion.