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Feb 2, 2007 07:53 AM

Craving Lamb Chops!

Any suggestions?

As always, looking for best value along with taste.

Any recommendations are appreciated. Thanks!

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  1. Get a rack of lamb at Costco, chop up plenty of garlic and rosemary and combine with olive oil and place atop chops, bake 15 minutes at 450 degrees, and eat!

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    1. re: carter

      Exactly. But: before placing in oven, sear in a hot cast iron pan. Then put same pan in oven.

      1. re: carter

        +1 on Costco's lamb. I do kosher salt, pepper and fresh rosemary and grill them quickly over a very hot fire.

      2. George's in Long Beach on Pine, Papa Christos - near Normandie & 8th? Right near the big Greek cathedral. Enjoy!

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        1. re: jazzlover

          Agree about Papa Christos. Not fancy or anything, but great flavor. (Also, their Greek yogurt kicks ass!)

          1. re: David Kahn

            another yes for Papa Christo's and Fogo De Chao Beverly Hills.

        2. If you're going to cook, I would recommend the lamb tenderloin at Trader Joe's. Make sure and don't over bbq it. If you want to eat out, I would recommend the lamb chops at Ruth's Chris but WITHOUT the butter sizzle.

          1. If you spend any time in Orange County, the Black Sheep Bistro in Tustin specializes in Lamb Chops (expensive-ish):

            1 Appetizer
            5 Entrees
            1 Standard Special - "Borrego Borrego Borrego" = Lamb 3 ways


            1. I had the most delicious lamb chops at Cafe Bizou on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks one time. I don't remember whether it was a regular menu item or a special, but I just remember it was the best lamb I've ever had at a restaurant!