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Giggles N' Hugs

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BigB Jan 28, 2008 11:50 AM

I saw a sign for this new children's restaurant at Wilshire and Barrington coming in February and wanted to see if anyone had any information on it. Thanks.

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    shebop Jan 28, 2008 08:55 PM

    Here you go......
    http://www.gigglesnhugs.com/index.html

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      vickynagy86 Feb 5, 2008 10:06 AM

      Hey I will actually be working at Giggles n' Hugs. It is gonna be a children's play area with story telling, discos, magicians etc and also a kids restaurant serving healthy kids food. It looks amazing inside. They are also available for birthday parties etc. I think they are planning to open around Feb 22nd. It will be open 7 days a week about 10-9pm and it is going to be soooo much fun. I can't wait to meet all the kids and families.
      I hope that helps a bit.

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        buttermarblepopcorn Feb 14, 2008 06:07 PM

        I really like that a soon-to-be-employee at a kids' restaurant also happens to be a major foodie. I think this bodes very well for Giggles 'n' Hugs. I don't have children nor live near the Westside, but I have friends who do, and will definitely pass on the website to them!! Good luck!!

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        hungry mom Feb 27, 2008 03:29 PM

        I just ate lunch there with 4 other mom friends. This place is 5 days in operation and I have to say that it's pretty good. The play area is really spacious with a really good variety of toys and set-ups. More girl-oriented, but my son was mesmerized with the trains so we're not complaining. The food is good, considering what we're talking about here. This is not a place to go for the food alone, but I have to give them credit for a healthy offering of foods that are pretty nutritious. They have mac 'n cheese with hidden butternut squash melted in the cheese, for example. All the kids I was with ate well. Corn on the cob, edamame, french fries are offered as sides (among others) so there was definitely something for everyone. Salads for the adults were good. The staff was extremely attentive and very accommodating. There are still some kinks to work out, but overall it's a good deal. $9 to play per child, and the cost of food. Padded tables and chairs; plastic ware and themed plates, rubber placemats... very kid-friendly.

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          rachel ann Mar 1, 2008 06:36 PM

          Has anyone been there for breakfast? They say they open 10am on Sundays, but I have not seen a menu.

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