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Fried Pickles

foodfever Jul 22, 2008 06:45 PM

I am in search of Fried Pickles. Seems to be popular in the South but I have yet to find them here. Has anyone seen them on a menu in Los Angeles or any surrounding areas?

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  1. Professor Salt Jul 22, 2008 06:47 PM

    Johnny Reb's has them on their menu.


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      fdb Jul 22, 2008 07:58 PM

      Where else but SOUTH in Santa Monica?


      1. elmomonster Jul 22, 2008 08:09 PM

        Best I've had was at The Slidebar in Fullerton.


        1. CynD Jul 22, 2008 08:37 PM

          Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach. Absolutely wonderful.

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            Kevitivity Jul 23, 2008 04:54 PM

            Beachwood has great BBQ in general.

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              circe0723 Jul 23, 2008 05:08 PM

              Who would have thought great pickles are found at Hooters (of all places...). But yes, they have the best pickles I tasted in LA.

          2. mollyomormon Jul 22, 2008 09:41 PM

            They also have them on the menu at the Counter in Santa Monica but the best I've had in LA have been (sadly) from Hooters.

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              New Trial Jul 23, 2008 12:50 AM

              I have not yet been but take a look at the last item under "Sides" on the 8oz menu: http://la.eater.com/uploads/8oz%20men...

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                mollyomormon Jul 23, 2008 08:09 AM

                Wow, here's the answer to Diana's question from yesterday of where to go for "naughty" food. Fried pickles, fried olives, fried cheese curds? I have to make it over there soon...

                1. re: mollyomormon
                  New Trial Jul 23, 2008 11:55 AM

                  Glad to provide a possible respite from your sadness at having to frequent Hooters for your fried pickle fix. The onion rings and fries at 8oz also seem to be outstanding, according to the CH posts from those who have been...though there appears to be an odd charge for ketchup for the fries (albeit homemade from heirloom tomatoes).

                  1. re: mollyomormon
                    mdpilam Oct 27, 2010 11:13 PM

                    Save your money on 8oz.'s cheese curds. Not good, and they use the wrong batter. They obviously thought that they were just smaller versions of mozzarella sticks.

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                julia728 Jul 23, 2008 10:49 AM

                The Counter in SM has good ones

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                  lovetoroq Jul 23, 2008 11:48 AM

                  Go to the OC fair and buy a big, sour pickle from a vendor. Take it to one of the
                  Corn Dog/Fried whatever booth and have then dip it and fry it. YUM YUM

                  1. Funwithfood Oct 27, 2010 09:32 PM

                    Had them at The Counter in SM. Fair to midlin, nothing to write home about.

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                      sparkareno Oct 28, 2010 08:54 AM

                      Lucille's BBQ in Torrance.

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                        stephlev Oct 28, 2010 03:21 PM

                        8oz burger has them and they're yummy!


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                          Bugg Superstar Nov 2, 2010 10:15 AM

                          Pure luck on Heliotrope and Melrose has them as well.

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                            bosanova99 Nov 2, 2010 10:43 AM

                            The Smokehouse in Burbank use to have them on their Bar Menu, but I'm not sure if they do anymore.

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                              ctanne Nov 5, 2010 09:03 AM

                              Birds in Hollywood has them:

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