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marcisflash Mar 11, 2008 10:43 AM

Does anyone have a reccomendation (without hesitation) for a caterer who will barbecue ribs, chicken etc.on site for an office of 35 people in Hollywood? Please...only the best and thanks in advance!!

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    Burger Boy RE: marcisflash Mar 11, 2008 10:54 AM

    Ribs take 6-8 hours to BBQ/Smoke, ribs on site is tough, they could finish on site. Do you just want grilled and not BBQ? There is a Hawaiian chicken caterer who does the farmers markets that is good, I forgot the name. How about a Taco Truck or a Taqiuero with his grill, that could be some yummy eats. Al Pastor, beans rice, fresh grilled jalapenos & green onions, damn!

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      ns1 RE: Burger Boy Mar 11, 2008 10:57 AM

      hawaiian chicken in chinatown, aka huli huli chicken

      tulsa rib co in OC, not sure if they'll travel to hollywood though

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      wolf RE: marcisflash Mar 11, 2008 10:58 AM

      try the outdoor grill...they cater...and are good....and reasonable..........http://www.theoutdoorgrill.com/

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        tritip RE: wolf Mar 11, 2008 11:17 AM

        Outdoor Grill or Wood Ranch BBQ.

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        carter RE: marcisflash Mar 11, 2008 12:10 PM

        Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks does that, and they are the best.
        Call Aaron Robins at 818.906.7427(ribs) and discuss it with him.
        Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, two blocks east of Woodman.
        www.boneyardbistro.com for more details.

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          gnarlex RE: marcisflash Mar 11, 2008 01:48 PM

          Zeke's Smokehouse has a barbecue trailer for catering. The Hollywood branch is part of the Target complex SM/LaBrea 323-850-9353.

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            SaltCod RE: gnarlex Mar 11, 2008 02:37 PM

            I second the Zeke's idea. They're not that popular on the boards, but they are solid enough and perfect for what you are looking for.

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              mpken RE: gnarlex Mar 11, 2008 08:47 PM

              My gripe with Zeke's Smokehouse is the small portion size when eating there. On the other hand, when you can have pretty much as much as you'd like when catered, it is VERY enjoyable.

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                katydid13 RE: mpken Mar 11, 2008 09:50 PM

                Wow, I usually come away from Zeke's stuffed to the gills. I love the brisket platter and the pulled pork platter.

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              Hackenbush RE: marcisflash Mar 11, 2008 07:01 PM

              My favorite BBQ place, Porky's, is primarily a caterer and they've begun opening retail outlets. They do very fine food.

              Porky's BBQ
              801 E Manchester Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90301

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                BBQ101 RE: marcisflash Mar 12, 2008 07:42 AM

                Checkout the California BBQ Association Website. They have caterers that will do a great job and have credentials to back it up. Many of them get booked way in advance because of the demand for good Q.

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                  gonavera RE: marcisflash Mar 12, 2008 04:58 PM

                  How about Robin's in Pasadena or Texas BBQ King in downtown (Temple and Fig). Not sure though if they bbq on site.

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                    Timr2008 RE: marcisflash May 19, 2008 05:54 PM


                    I saw your post. I am looking for a high end BBQ caterer that can do our wedding, we want BBQ andf BBQ seafood. Did you end up finding a good company?
                    Thanks for your help.


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                      Hershey Bomar RE: Timr2008 May 19, 2008 05:57 PM

                      BBQ seafood? Like what.... salmon?

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                        Morgs RE: Timr2008 Jul 28, 2008 01:12 PM

                        Hi Tim,

                        We are on the search for the exact same thing for our wedding. If you find anything, please post and I will do the same.



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