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Fried Green Tomatos

BasilKitty Jun 9, 2008 10:34 AM

Having a craving like you would not believe! Where can I find yummy fried green tomatos in the 818 / 323 / 310 areas?

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  1. JEN10 RE: BasilKitty Jun 9, 2008 11:11 AM

    I love fried green tomatoes. I make them every summer, when my uncle brings me the homegrown matters. Not I am going to have to eat me up some.

    1. Dommy RE: BasilKitty Jun 9, 2008 11:41 AM

      We had some REALLY good ones at Bistrotek in the MDR/Westchester border at the Custom Hotel. P. made a sandwich with them and the Crab Cake and their hot crusty rolls...


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        Hershey Bomar RE: Dommy Jun 9, 2008 03:06 PM

        Johnny Rebs -- recent post:


        I was reading that dish is probably Jewish in origin.

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          Food622 RE: Hershey Bomar Jun 9, 2008 05:38 PM

          I believe Citizen Smith has them on the menu, but I have never tried them. There are a couple of stalls at the Hollywood Farmers market that have them right now (saw them on Sunday) so you could make them yourself if you are really craving!

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        bostontola RE: BasilKitty Jun 9, 2008 05:58 PM

        South, on Wilshire in Santa Monica offers both fried green tomatoes and fried pickles. Both are pretty good, although not great. And they have a long "happy hour", should you just want bar food, so fairly inexpensive to try them out.

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          JeetJet RE: BasilKitty Jun 9, 2008 09:37 PM

          Don’t stop with the fried green tomatoes but also have the fried okra and fried dill pickles.

          Lucille's Smokehouse
          Del Amo Fashion Center
          21420 Hawthorne Blvd.
          Torrance, CA 90503
          (310) 370-7427
          Sun - Thurs 11am - 10pm
          Fri & Sat 11am - 11pm


          1. BasilKitty RE: BasilKitty Jun 10, 2008 02:18 PM

            Thank you! I know Citizen Smith quite well, but haven't been there in eons - since they are the most convenient location I will try them. Cook them myself? Are you crazy, this girl just doesn't have bacon grease lyin' around. That scares me! :)

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