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Looking for good malts

craigrich Oct 30, 2008 04:01 PM

I'm talking about real malts, ice cream, milk, and malt (not just a ice-cream + milk shake). Know where I can find them?

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    samtron608 Oct 30, 2008 04:09 PM

    cafe 50's on santa monica and barrington from what i remember had really good shakes.
    people here love Milk ( i think on beverly and la brea) as well.

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    1. re: samtron608
      a_and_w Oct 31, 2008 11:02 AM

      Haven't tried the malts at Cafe 50s but can confirm they're on the menu.

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        swojahn Oct 31, 2008 12:43 PM

        I work often near Cafe 50's and we order in malts for clients even when lunch comes from somewhere else! Terrific and old fashioned.

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      foodhappy Oct 30, 2008 04:51 PM

      Johnny Rockets has the best vanilla malt I've ever had. It's made with all the real stuff!

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        EclecticEater Oct 30, 2008 10:39 PM

        The Counter in Orange County has awesome malteds (New York spelling). As good as the ones I consumed in my youth in upper Manhattan. Worth the trip if you don't live close by.

        1. Emme Oct 30, 2008 11:44 PM

          MILK on Beverly

          the counter has good malts

          swingers has good malts, both in samo and on beverly blvd

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            woofer Oct 31, 2008 11:22 AM

            agree with the counter & milk

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              craigrich Oct 31, 2008 01:54 PM

              Thanks to all.

              Is reference to "The Counter" the same "The Counter" as on Ocean Ave. in Santa Monica?

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                Peripatetic Oct 31, 2008 02:34 PM

                Third both MILK and The Counter. MILK is tops.

                2901 Ocean Park Blvd Ste 102, Santa Monica, CA 90405

                7290 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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