Chicken Pot Pie in OC?
Have heard mixed reviews of La Palma Chicken Pie Shop in Anaheim. Same for Phillip's Chicken Pies in Seal Beach.
Are they worth trying?
La Palma chicken pie in Anaheim isn't far from me, but. I'd rather go to Denny's.
It's the worst restaurant food I've experienced (and surprised it's been recommended by CH-ers.) The ambience however is rockin-retro. It should be used for a movie set. There's nothing like it! Go for the ambience...but only order dessert. The pie isn't bad.
I'm one of those people that likes an occasional jaunt to La Palma CPS, and yes, it' s got a similar pie and ambience as the place in Seal Beach. They are both worth trying, if not for the food (which is just ok), but for the authentic old schoolness, which in OC more commonly comes in the format of faux-retro like Ruby's Diner or Johnny Rocket's or some such.
I like La Palma's CPP mainly because the nuggets of chicken aren't totally industrial like so many other places. The kitchen apparently doesn't salt anything, and food's not the same if you salt it at the table. I'm guessing it's to please all the elder folk on their hypertension meds that keep the place busy.
As an alternative the CPP at Claim Jumper ain't bad, if overlarge.
Great feedback. Thanks.
I may just indulge in a mini pot pie at Daily Grill's Happy Hour. It doesn't look like La Palma is really any good.