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Bishop / Mammoth Lakes -- Breakfast and Lunch?

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I will be heading to Bishop and Mammoth from L.A. this Saturday and need a place for lunch/dinner (burger,sandwich, or?) along the way. I think I will make a stop at The Pines in Palmdale/Lancaster for breakfast on the way up and that meal should last most of the way.to Bishop. So maybe someplace in Bishop for a late lunch/dinner would be good. Then I need a big country style breakfast on Sun that will last all the way back to LA. My Thanks, JeetJet? . .

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  1. Interestingly, there's another thread already happening on Mammoth. Check this out:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/87590

    I've replied already for Mammoth but as for Bishop, that's usually a pass-through town for us so unfortunately I don't have any specific recommendations.

    R. Jason COulston

    1. In Bishop, there is a branch of Whiskey Creek. Schaats Bakery has good comfort food for lunch, and the bread is very good--my favorite is Sheepherders Bread. There is a good Chinese restaurant located upstairs in the little shopping center behind the Subway and there is also a new Indian restaurant hiding back in that center. Beyond that, the food goes downhill quickly in the town...

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      1. re: NVJims

        The Indian place is very good. (Don't recall the name off the top of my head but I reviewed it a couple months ago.)

        1. re: tavmark

          I believe the place is India Palace, and by all means GET THEE TO SCHAATS!

        2. re: NVJims

          Just seeing the name Schaat's Bakery brings a tear to my eye. Amazing.

          1. re: Oh Robin

            Erick Schat’s is wildly overrated, yet continues to retain it's almost cult-like status. I think the baked goods are below average at best, but the out-the-door lines never seem to cease. Go figure.

            R. Jason Coulston

            1. re: Jason_Coulston

              I don't know, maybe it's because I only pull through there about once every three years, but I love it. Those apple fritters, the eclairs... can't get enough. Just remembered Jack's Waffle Shop too... mmmm... pecan waffle.

        3. We like a Mexican place in Bishop called Amigos.
          The wait can be long during peak hours.
          The Good Life Cafe in Mammoth for breakfast.