HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >
What's your latest food quest?

Potato Salad in San Gabriel Valley?

SoCal Foodie Nov 18, 2008 12:25 PM

Anyone know where I can find some good potato salad in the San Gabriel Valley, preferably made with mayo rather than mustard or vinegar. Thanks!

  1. ipsedixit Nov 18, 2008 12:48 PM

    Pie N Burger


    1 Reply
    1. re: ipsedixit
      Will Owen Nov 18, 2008 03:28 PM

      AAAAYYYY-men to that. I'm a mayo guy, too, and this is some of the best lunch-counter potato salad I've ever had. Besides the excellent seasoning, the potatoes are cooked properly, neither mushy nor rubbery, which is not easy to do when you're making big quantities.

      If you're looking for some to take home, check out Bristol Farms. It's usually about that good, and they'll give you a taste to let you know what you're getting. Not cheap, but not bad.

    2. j
      jerry200 Nov 18, 2008 11:46 PM

      Gus' BBQ in South Pasadena. Excellent mayo-type with a hint of bacon. I believe the LA Times might have mentioned it in a "Best of L.A. list". They're right.

      1. s
        schrutefarms Nov 19, 2008 01:18 AM

        Alright, I'm going to get haters on this one, but I LOVE potato salad. And my favorite? Ralphs deli sliced potato salad. I'm sure there is a Ralphs somewhere in the S G Valley. Just try a sample. It's really tasty.

        1. g
          grubjay Nov 19, 2008 04:44 AM

          I haven’t been there in over a year, but I seem to recall The Pasadena Sandwich Company as having really good potato salad. And I prefer mayo over mustard style.

          259 Sierra Madre Villa Ave

          Show Hidden Posts