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Excellent mushroom soup?????

Discerning Tastes Jul 6, 2008 10:10 PM

I am a Phoenix resident who is coming in to spend several days in the West LA and San Fernando Valley am also looking for a nice restaurant that serves an excellent mushroom soup. All replys and suggestions greatly appreciated. ~Discerning Taste~

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  1. lotta_cox Jul 6, 2008 10:11 PM

    not a nice restaurant, per se, but if you can catch Urth Cafe on a day that they are offering their mushroom soup your discerning taste buds will be happy.

    1. monku Jul 6, 2008 10:29 PM

      Flame me........Jerry's Famous Deli mushroom barley soup.

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        lotta_cox Jul 7, 2008 12:42 PM

        how could one flame that? that soup is deliscious

      2. Kate is always hungry Jul 6, 2008 11:09 PM

        Some of the best Mushroom soup I've had recently was at the employee cafeteria in the Gas Tower building downtown. I think it was on 5th and Olive. It is open to the public. It has large pieces of serveral kinds of mushrooms. They usually serve it once a week.

        1. Emme Jul 7, 2008 12:46 AM

          if you'll be near santa monica, try i Cugini on Ocean.

          close to cedars-sinai, there's angeli caffe, but they don't always have it.

          if you're interested in maitake mushroom soup, in the valley, try Asanebo.

          in north hollywood (the valley), Chiba sushi makes a nice white miso and mushroom soup.

          also in the valley, Roy's has a ginger mushroom soup.

          if you make it to hollywood, try Melograno or Girasole on Larchmont.

          1. OCAnn Jul 7, 2008 08:49 AM

            Mine is @ La Vie en Rose in Brea; they serve theirs w/a puff pastry top.

            La Vie En Rose Restaurant
            240 S State College Blvd, Brea, CA 92821

            1. bodie Jul 7, 2008 01:03 PM

              I haven't been there in a while but Out Take in Studio City occasionally serves a mushroom soup that is truly good, though I kinda doubt it would be on their menu during the summer months.

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                Wheggi Jul 7, 2008 05:58 PM

                My wife swears by Brent's Mushroom Barley soup, with lots of rye heels!

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                  foodfoodfood Jul 7, 2008 09:12 PM

                  Marmalade Cafe - Wild Mushroom Soup - THE BEST
                  many LA locations, nuf said...


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