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Good Gazpacho??

muhlyssa Jul 4, 2001 09:41 AM

Had some decent Gazpacho last night at Daily Grill. Wondering if anyone has can recommend other places that serve it.

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    Kara Elise Jul 4, 2001 06:57 PM

    Less chunky than gazpacho but absolutely fabulous is Lunaria's cold tomato soup -- one of the best in town.

    For take-out I sometimes get Gelson's (Century City) gazpacho from the deli. It's not a 10 (maybe an 8 or a 9) but I enjoy it, and it's just $5/lb and convenient to buy while shopping.

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    1. re: Kara Elise
      roger simon Jul 4, 2001 08:52 PM

      The Spanish Lady who has a stall at the Sunday Hollywood Farmer's Market (Mami, I think, is her name) sometimes sells fine gazapcho as well as her paella which is also good. I understand she's a caterer and have thought about using her.

      1. re: roger simon
        Antoinette Pye Jul 6, 2001 04:21 PM

        By "gazapcho" I assume you are referring to the gazpacho variant created in the kitchen of El Bulli?

        1. re: Antoinette Pye
          Mike Kilgore Jul 7, 2001 10:50 AM

          Would that be "El Woolli Bulli"?

        2. re: roger simon
          ernie wright Jul 6, 2001 06:42 PM

          She's also a purveyor of fine Pazgacho, Hapgazcho and Opzachga.

          1. re: roger simon
            Sandra W. Jul 6, 2001 11:19 PM

            Hmmm, I've eaten the paella at the Spanish lady's stall at the Hollywood farmer's market on Sunday and didn't like it at all. Remember La Masia? I have their recipe. Yummy.

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          Cristi Jul 6, 2001 03:04 PM

          I have even had Andalusian gazpacho (which is pureed, not chunky) and still LOVE the gazpacho at the Vienna Cafe on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. I have been going there for 10 years and have converted many gazpacho-wary friends into aficionados. The price of a big bowl is about $4, or have it paired with one of their great salads (my fav-the Napa) for about $8. This place is a little cafe with a breakfast menu served all day with salads, sandwiches, and fresh pastries in the noontime hour. I would be remiss not to mention the patio tables with great potential for people watching in the heart of Melrose...

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