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ISO CHICKEN FRIED STEAK, BISCUITS & GRAVEY, REAL MASHED POTATOS.....

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sel Dec 3, 2006 05:22 AM

What can I say, GF is from Texas and that's what she desires! We like The Pines and Pann's but would like to find some place new for an artery clogging feast!

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  1. sll RE: sel Dec 3, 2006 06:36 AM

    Millie's has a chicken fried steak my husband is addicted to, but it's a breakfast/brunch thing. Their biscuits are ok... not great, but biscuits are hard to come by in this town so I've lowered my standards.

    1. JAB RE: sel Dec 3, 2006 03:27 PM

      http://www.johnnyrebs.com/

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        Paliman RE: JAB Dec 3, 2006 08:44 PM

        I had it there last month, and it was awful. Lousy meat, little of it, and the gravy seemed like it came from a can.

        The standard for this dish, in Cali at least, is places in Madera, Visalia, Mariposa, etc.

        We make it at home at least once a month, and it is not hard at all.

      2. hrhboo RE: sel Dec 3, 2006 04:06 PM

        While I am usually loath to recommend this place, the Saddle Ranch on Sunset does a pretty good version for brunch.

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          greengelato RE: sel Dec 3, 2006 08:53 PM

          it's a drive and a long wait but mrs. knott's chicken restaurant at knott's berry farm in buena park is really good and quite famous.

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            Wes RE: sel Dec 4, 2006 06:38 AM

            We like Pann's

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              obscuro2006 RE: sel Dec 4, 2006 03:47 PM

              I would reccomend Johnny Rebs, in Orange. Best Chicken Fried Steak I have outside of Texas.

              http://www.johnnyrebs.com/

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                BenNLC RE: sel Dec 4, 2006 04:41 PM

                Nick's Diner at Pico and La Cienega does a pretty good version... Not sure about mashed potatoes though. I usually go with the grits.

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                  condiment RE: sel Dec 4, 2006 06:11 PM

                  Taste of Texas in Covina. A schlepp, but more Texas you cannot be.

                  1. monku RE: sel Dec 5, 2006 11:18 PM

                    Best & biggest chicken fried steak is at Claim Jumpers.

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