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LA to SF run - Friday AM

jwnorris Aug 10, 2009 09:12 AM

My youngest daughter is moving to SF to attend SFSU. My wife and I are driving up Friday morning and hauling some of her stuff.

We are looking for breakfast suggestions in route. We will be taking the 5 north leaving LA about 4:30AM.



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  1. michele_corum RE: jwnorris Aug 11, 2009 09:15 AM

    I'm making my annual mecca down I-5 from SF to LA on Friday. I too am looking for any place new or note worthy to stop at along the way.

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      PGB RE: michele_corum Aug 13, 2009 11:45 PM

      Just made the trip and there's nothing but fast food. The only semblance of a real restaurant is Harris Ranch, but the fast food is better.

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        michele_corum RE: PGB Aug 15, 2009 11:31 AM

        I stopped for lunch at Popeye's in Santa Nella (east side of I-5). Chicken biscuits were fresh, ice tea cold and the bathroom was clean. Also stopped at Harris Ranch for pecan drop cookies. Yum!

    2. toodie jane RE: jwnorris Aug 16, 2009 01:51 PM

      This is a classic post int hat it exemplifies the chowhound mantra "sniff it out" .

      It deserves to be updated, and hopefully YOU will have some notes to add. You'll be making that trip int he future--see what you can find and let us know!


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