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Great (bottled) water?

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Sounds weird, but I'm looking for a good source for either bottled or jugged water in the LA area. Something really good. I like Mountain Spring Valley brand and would also like to get a few bottles of Panna, the one they serve at a bunch of restaurants (I'd like it for less than 7-8 bucks a bottle though).

See the link below..its pretty interesting.

Link: http://www.mineralwaters.org/

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  1. One brand I strongly suggest you try is Iceland Spring, the cleanest-tasting water I've had the pleasure to try. I've seen it in 1.5l bottles, as well as smaller liters and pints. It used to be tough to find, but is now squeezing its way into a few rows on shelves previously occupied by Dasani or Evian. I find it regularly at Wild Oats and Albertson's, and wherever you find it, ask the manager if he/she will cut you a deal on case purchases.

    1. I love the ratings: Excellent, Very good, good and Not So Good!

      1. OK, there's no contest. This is the best water I've ever tasted and everyone who comes to my house agrees. It's a "water store," and the price is $0.35/gal or $0.30/gal if you buy a card for 30 gals. Mr. and Mrs. Chun have an 18-stage filtration system, the final step being an organic filter. All water stores are NOT the same. Trust me.

        They are open 9-7:00 M-Sat, closed Sunday

        House of Living Water
        11117 Palms (near Sepulveda)

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        1. re: EstNyboer

          Interesting...around my area, sort of. Do they deliver or does it come in big 5 gallon jugs or smaller bottles?

          I would call, but I would much rather drop by and see what they have in person.


          1. re: Xericx

            they don't deliver. it's run by a husband and wife team.

            they sell all sorts of bottles and dispensers. of course, you can bring your own if you have one. they don't sell pre-filled bottles.

        2. Panna water is the flat water from San Pellegrino. Try asking a grocery or liquor store that carries San P. to order you a case. I get the one liter bottle (plastic) from a wholesale supplier for about $1.25 per bottle.

          1. I believe I saw a clip on Food Finds one time for trinity water. It is suppose to be from deep within the earth...etc....

            checkt hem out and don't forget to let me know how the waters is


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            1. re: Michelle

              I get this all the time at Whole Foods. The Trinity "mineral supplement" (yellow bottle) is amazing. Clean taste with an almost crisp finish. Unique among the bottled waters that I have tried. The label does recommend no more than 4 servings a day for adults due to the mineral content.

              The blue label Trinity is simply good tasting bottled water. I have had others that were as good or better - Volvic, Fiji etc...

            2. Just re-hashing an old thought/thread because I was in the hunt for some Apollinaris. I love the sparkling water (Classic) and find it at some assorted grocery stores....anyone else know where I can possibly find it cheaper or perhaps the other variety of the lines?


              I remember down by the food court at the Newport Beach Fashion Island, they had a BevMo or Beverages Warehouse where they had the sparkling for 99 cents a bottle, but I believe that place already closed....anyone know of a good source for a great selection of bottled waters? I'm thinking of that Wine Store on Cotner and the 405...haven't been there in a while.

              I went to the Torrance BevMo the other day and found their selection was worse than Trader Joe's!

              1. I get Fiji water delivered at home, which makes life pretty easy. Yes, it is excessive, but I find myself drinking more water than I did in the past, which is a good thing. And I think Fiji water is the best tasting water out there, especially after a workout, when you want to chug the water.

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                1. re: glutton

                  I agree that spending the extra $$$ if you drink more is worth it.

                  who delivers it?

                  1. re: Xericx

                    I arranged with Fiji themselves to ship the product. I get two cases of small bottles each month on a recurring order. That means I get 48 half-pint bottles each month and they get delivered each month on teh same day. UPS delivers the two boxes to my front door. You can check it out here:


                2. this has definitely gotta be just a personal preference thing. Of all the bottled waters i've had, my two favorites are arrowhead and smartwater.

                  1. My vote is Volvic. It comes from France and is so clean tasting. I've found it at Bristol Farms and some of the larger Asian stores like Murakai.

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                    1. re: hungry helga

                      I second Volvic. Runner up is Evian.