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rowjo Sep 10, 2008 01:29 PM

Is there anywhere that I can get plain fresh squeezed juices to order? I need about a quart of just plain fresh squeezed lemon juice for a party and I don't have my own juicer or the time to sqeeze that much juice by hand.

Anything near Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Burbank would be a big plus.

Thanks very much!

  1. Das Ubergeek Sep 10, 2008 02:18 PM

    No idea... but buy the lemons, go to like a Robeks and see if they'll do it for you (you should buy something there, obviously).

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      bulavinaka Sep 10, 2008 11:38 PM

      I think going in to one of those places when they're slow and asking them if and when might it be possible (hint big tip) could work...

      I used to work at the supermarkets decades ago - they used to squeeze fresh orange juice with their own machines but I don't think most markets do that anymore. If the OP can find a market that still has one of those machines, a quart would be a cinche... Does Fresh and Easy have one?

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      recovering_vegetarian Sep 10, 2008 05:24 PM

      Not sure how "fresh" it needs to be, but most grocery stores carry pure lemon or lime juice in those little yellow or green fruit-shaped bottles. I've bought them from my local Albertson's before to cook with.

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        Das Ubergeek Sep 10, 2008 07:16 PM

        They don't taste remotely like the real deal, though -- I can't imagine making drinks or lemon curd with a quart of that stuff!

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          sel Sep 11, 2008 07:10 AM

          The juice in those small plastic fruit-shaped bottles is the same re-constituted juice concentrate that comes in the large green glass bottles. Not fresh at all.

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          darrenk Sep 10, 2008 11:28 PM

          You might try your local Fresh and Easy. I know they carry a killer unpasturized orange juice and fresh lemonade. They might have what you are looking for...

          1. monku Sep 11, 2008 06:07 AM

            Don't know about other Whole Foods Markets, but the one in Pasadena on Arroyo Pkwy has a fresh juice bar and I'm sure they'll squeeze fresh lemon juice for you.

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              retrorich Oct 30, 2009 11:39 AM

              Wally's Wine and Spirits will do it! and they will deliver :)
              $6 a quart

              2107 Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles California 90025
              tel 310.475.0606

              http://www.wallywine.com/p-18706-fres...

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