CPK Express - Sherman Oaks Fashion Center
Do you mean CPK ASAP? That's the mini-CPK concept I've seen. I haven't encountered it in malls yet, but I've tried locations at various airports. My conclusion: It's not as good as the full-service restaurants and represents a cheapening of the CPK brand. The menu is limited to a few crowd-pleasers and does not have the variety and innovation of the full CPK menu. Also, the pizzas just didn't taste as good as in the restaurant.
I think it might be acceptable if you're in a hurry and the options are limited, but given a choice, I'll always opt for the full-service restaurant. I've been a loyal CPK customer for over 15 years, but I think the ASAP concept is a mistake. CPK has created a certain image and maintained a high degree of quality by opening only a few locations in each city, usually in upscale malls. Having scaled-down versions in mall food courts and airport terminals just dilutes the brand too much.
I've ordered salads and pizzas to go from CPK - I would recommend against the salads. they're never half as good or fresh as they usually are at the sit-down CPKs. the pizzas are usually ok (if you usually like CPK's pizzas at their sit-down locations, that is), but I found that the crusts get chewy and tough very quickly.