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best pickles in Los Angeles?

subbychubby Jul 6, 2007 04:23 PM

Where can I get a really good pickle in this town?

  1. monku Jul 6, 2007 04:31 PM

    Johnnie's Pastrami
    4017 Sepulveda Blvd
    Culver City, CA, 310.397.6654.

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    1. re: monku
      bubbles4me Jul 6, 2007 04:37 PM

      Katella Deli in Los Alamitos.

      1. re: monku
        ns1 Jul 10, 2007 12:05 PM

        GF swears by johnnie's pickles.

      2. Mattapoisett in LA Jul 6, 2007 04:45 PM

        My Current Favorites are at the Cal Poly Farm Store in Pamona and even if you don't like pickels It's worth the trip.


        4102 S. University Drive
        Pomona, CA 91768

        Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store
        4102 University Dr, Pomona, CA 91768

        1. gaylenwaydelich Jul 7, 2007 06:33 PM

          Junior's Deli Westwood Bl. Fresh dill/half sours on the table. Better than Gus' Pickles on Orchard in NYC - the famous pickle guys.

          Roll and Rye in Culver City has good pickles and green tomatoes.

          1. JAB Jul 7, 2007 10:12 PM

            Mike's Hockey Burger
            1717 S Soto St
            Los Angeles, CA 90023
            (323) 264-0444

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              glutton Jul 8, 2007 07:37 AM

              I most like the ones I make myself, but in stores, I like the kosher dill pickles at Langers and the half-sour pickles from the Ukranian market in Santa Monica (whose name I cannot remember).

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              1. re: glutton
                Jeryy Jul 10, 2007 12:02 AM

                The best sour pickles in THE WORLD come from Canada - Strubs. They're sold at a few
                Ralphs on the Westside - in the refrigerated case at Barrington and Olympic comes to mind. My wife and I have ssearched the world for better and there is nothing that compares.

                1. re: Jeryy
                  mlgb Jul 10, 2007 10:52 AM

                  Have you tried Batampte pickles from Brooklyn? They are available in some supers and are also sold at some delis. (And may in fact be what you are getting if the deli doesn't make their own). I love the green tomatoes! My mother used to reuse the juice to make more from tomatoes we picked in the fields in South Florida.

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