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Barbara Ladden Apr 21, 2007 12:37 AM

Am looking for great stuffed cabbage in L. A. There was a conversation about Russian food a couple of months ago I would like to re-read, but don't know how to find it. Thanks for your help.

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    Dogbite Williams Apr 29, 2007 12:28 PM

    Tatiana in West Hollywood has my favorite. They use chicken, which makes it a bit milder and easier to digest. I think they charge $5.99/pound. It's just a deli, so it's take-out only.

    Tatiana Deli
    8205 Santa Monica Blvd. #5
    (323) 656-7500

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      Wes Apr 28, 2007 02:04 PM

      Polka has very good stuffed cabbage.

      Very small restaurant in a mini mall. Family run and the chef is very personable.

      4112 Verdugo Road
      Los Angeles, CA 90065
      (323) 255-7887
      (323) 255-1000

      http://www.polkacatering.com/index.html
      4112 Verdugo Rd
      Los Angeles, CA 90065
      (323) 255-7887 - callclose
      polkacatering.com

      1. The Chowhound Team Apr 25, 2007 05:25 PM

        A digression about the country of origin for stuffed cabbage has been moved to the General Chowhounding board: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/39550...

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          mojoeater Apr 23, 2007 10:31 AM

          How about Csardas Hungarian on Melrose?

          http://www.csardasrestaurant.com

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            Barbara Ladden Apr 23, 2007 10:28 PM

            Some time ago after reading a great review of Csardas Hungarian on Melrose, we went for the stuffed cabbage. The place was a dump, the service was poor, the plastic menu's were dirty, greasy and had hardened food stuck to them. AND the stuffed cabbage wasn't good.

            Thank's everyone for your recommendations.

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              mojoeater Apr 23, 2007 10:29 PM

              I've never been there. My Hungarian boss raves about it, though.

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            ozhead Apr 23, 2007 10:24 AM

            I haven't tried it, but my wife swears by the stuffed cabbage at Brent's in Northridge.

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              PayOrPlay Apr 21, 2007 04:00 PM

              Two good stuffed cabbages, both on Pico Blvd in West LA:

              1. Magic Carpet--slightly exotic spicing; comes in vegetarian or beef versions, both excellent. Their stuffed squash is even better. One of our favorite restaurants.

              2. Main Course -- good rendition of traditonal eastern European style stuffed cabbage. Their chicken paprikash is also good. Get it to go: this is one of the most depressing dining rooms in town.

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                SwissMiss Apr 22, 2007 01:19 AM

                Does Sabina's European Restaurant have Stuffed cabbage?

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                  lil mikey Apr 25, 2007 12:15 PM

                  Yes. I just had it yesterday. It's good.

              2. justanotherpenguin Apr 21, 2007 02:49 PM

                hi: the link for the russian restaurant discussion is below. i also recall being at "polka" on verdugo in south glendale several years ago and remember them having outstanding "golubtsy". like my ukranian mother used to make!

                http://www.chowhound.com/topics/350488

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                  msmd310 Apr 21, 2007 09:03 AM

                  thats a deli staple....
                  I like Brent's (northridge) and Factor's (beverlywood) stuffed cabbage

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                    anothernotch Apr 25, 2007 08:21 PM

                    Agreed on both accounts. . . however, for my money, Factor's makes teh best stuffed cabbage in L.A.

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                    Cinnamon Apr 21, 2007 08:35 AM

                    Beef, rice, onion, tomato-stuffed cabbage with paprika at Warszawa in Santa Monica. It's Polish. I haven't had that dish there but bet it would be one of the ones they do well.
                    http://www.warszawarestaurant.com/men...

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                      Snoopy Apr 25, 2007 12:43 PM

                      It's very good.

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