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Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 02:07 PM

What restaurant would you say has THE best Cobb Salad?

  1. sll Dec 4, 2006 07:27 PM

    I like the Cobb at Luna Park.

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      Newkie Dec 4, 2006 08:42 PM

      I crave the Cobb at The Belmont. Very indulgent.

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        waterisgood Dec 4, 2006 09:02 PM

        Coral Tree Cafe!!!

        1. jcwla Dec 4, 2006 10:04 PM

          The Grill.

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            Fresser Dec 5, 2006 12:28 AM

            Love the grill's Cobb. Who can beat the classic power lunch scene without tude. Service is always good even if you're a nobody!

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            Dave and Stuff Dec 4, 2006 10:19 PM

            The Restaurant at the Getty Center has a "Cobb-style" salad that was recently written up in Bon Appetit Magazine: Bleu Cheese, Apples, Cranberries, Chicken, Pecans, and applewood smoked Bacon with Apple Cider Vinaigrette. Amazing!

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              jacinthe Dec 5, 2006 12:11 AM

              Breadbar has one, and it was very good, if a little scant on the blue cheese.

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                mc michael Dec 5, 2006 03:59 AM

                Actually, the Turf Club at Santa Anita makes a respectable Cobb, but all in all the Brown Derby is out of biz. Alas. For something completely different, there's the Ty Cobb Salad at Fred 62.

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                  chica Dec 5, 2006 11:11 PM

                  Do you have to pay to enter the race track in order to eat at the Turf Club?

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                    mc michael Dec 6, 2006 12:47 AM

                    Yes. Well, you may not have to pay if you own horses that run at the track. Now with all the off track betting you may be able to get the Cobb when actual races aren't on, I'm not sure.

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                  tastebuds Dec 5, 2006 04:15 PM

                  Tender Greens in Culver City... yum!

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                    slacker Dec 6, 2006 12:22 AM

                    Yeah! High quality ingredients. And that chicken is sooo delicious.

                  2. nbgaucho Dec 5, 2006 06:18 PM

                    I would second Coral Tree cafe and also add that Jack and Jills in Santa Monica has an insane cobb. They are very generous with the chicken, bleu cheese, smoked bacon, and avocado.

                    1. lil mikey Dec 5, 2006 11:12 PM

                      I like the one at The Farm in Beverly Hills. The one at The Grill is also good.

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                        2yummy Dec 10, 2006 12:15 AM

                        The one at The Grill is deliciously creamy as I recall.

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                        oro3030 Dec 6, 2006 01:22 AM

                        Julienne in San Marino.
                        Not in the same league but the one at the Alcove in Los Feliz is pretty good and you can eat outside in nice surroundings.

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                          carter Dec 10, 2006 12:17 AM

                          Stanley's in Sherman Oaks has a very good one.

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                            cvc Dec 10, 2006 03:01 AM

                            Had a great one at Joan's on Third a couple of days ago which more than compensated for the disappointing "redefined Cobb" at Surfas Cafe last weekend which offered no cheese, bleu or otherwise, avocado or bacon. I mean why even mention the word Cobb?

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