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debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 02:51 PM

A few families want to get together once a month for an ethnic restaurant experience. We went to Soot Bull Jeep for the first try and we had a blast. The guidelines would be: no "westside", must have beer and wine and of course good to great food. (The kids are 15 year old boys with some culinary limitations)

What should we try next???
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  1. mollyomormon RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 03:01 PM

    Ethopian on Fairfax.

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    1. re: mollyomormon
      westsidegal RE: mollyomormon Oct 16, 2007 07:01 PM

      second this recommendation.
      for vegetarian ethiopian, i prefer rahel
      for omnivore ethiopian, meals by genet (on fairfax) or awash (which is on pico, not fairfax)

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      Clinton RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 03:02 PM

      Try Mexican next in old town Torrance called La Capilla. Serves alcohol and has great food. Like the commercial says, "Try it, you'll like it"...

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        silence9 RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 03:03 PM

        How about any of the ethiopian places along fairfax's ethiopian nexus, for 'hands-on' chowing upon injera and savory stews (veggie, chicken, beef, etc.). Libations might be limited to beer and, er, honey wine. We enjoyed Rosalind, but there are many choices in a close proximity to each other...

        1. hrhboo RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 03:03 PM

          Japanese in Little Tokyo.

          1. wilafur RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 03:05 PM

            chinese banquet in the sgv.

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              silence9 RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 03:09 PM

              All-you-can-eat dosas night at Woodland's indian (vegetarian) buffet. Gotta head up to the valley, though. Worth it!

              1. SauceSupreme RE: debrasarokin Oct 16, 2007 04:24 PM

                All of my recs span Sunset Blvd

                Uzbekistan (Uzbek)
                Moun of Tunis (Moroccan)
                Jitlada (Southern Thai)

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                  WHills RE: debrasarokin Oct 18, 2007 08:30 AM

                  Sushi Gen in Little Tokyo, but go early, around 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. They have california rolls and cooked food (teriyaki) for the kids.

                  Chinese seafood feast in Monterey Park: Seafood Village, Top Island, Empress Harbour, Ocean Star

                  1. Emme RE: debrasarokin Oct 18, 2007 09:58 PM

                    Los Balcones de Peru

                    Sanam Luang (Thai... Jitlada is good, but different)

                    Guelaguetza

                    Carnival in Sherman Oaks

                    Ngoma

                    Tigeorges' Chicken

                    Too bad you won't "westside," for Warszawa

                    Also, second the Ethiopian recs.

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