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Amber's Broasted Chicken?

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loreeLB Mar 1, 2010 02:05 PM

does anyone remember Amber's broasted chicken? they used to have a few locations in the SF Valley, is there anything like that around now??

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  1. rednyellow RE: loreeLB Mar 1, 2010 03:44 PM

    I remember Ambers on Magnolia near Laurel Canyon. I'd love to know of something like it.

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      Ogawak RE: loreeLB Mar 1, 2010 03:48 PM

      I have heard that the Amber's have closed down.

      I recently tried Chicky Fried Chicken, which is actually a broasted chicken place in Long Beach. It was quite good. If you try it, I'd like to know what you think. Located at Long Beach Blvd and Del Amo.

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        markn RE: loreeLB Mar 1, 2010 04:08 PM

        There was one at Burbank & Balboa, closed a couple years ago. Not exactly close by, but Slavko's in San Pedro is good stuff.....their "chicken nuggets" are addictive.

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          attran99 RE: loreeLB Mar 2, 2010 10:32 AM

          I go to one of the locations on the website in Upland...the chicken at Old World Deli is amazing!

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          Jase RE: loreeLB Mar 1, 2010 06:24 PM

          I used to like Pittsburgh Broasted Chicken in Los Alamitos but it's been a couple of years since my last visit so can't vouch for recent quality. But that used to satisfy my cravings. It's more of a takeout place and you can get different seasonings.

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            attran99 RE: loreeLB Mar 1, 2010 09:20 PM

            Broasted chicken is available at many different locations in southern California. Try the broasted chicken website to find your nearest location.
            www.broaster.com

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              SeaCook RE: loreeLB Mar 2, 2010 10:20 AM

              I remeber the original location on the corner of Ventura & Woodman. Only chicken place that delivered. I can't think of anyplace comparable.

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                reality check RE: loreeLB Mar 2, 2010 11:36 AM

                From the Broaster's website:

                LULU'S RESTAURANT (17 miles)
                16900 ROSCOE BLVD
                VAN NUYS CA 91406
                Phone: 818-988-0707

                Surprisely very few places in the Valley.

                1. RacerX RE: loreeLB Mar 2, 2010 08:20 PM

                  My go to choice for broasted or fried chicken in the SFV is My Brother's BBQ in Woodland Hills. The bbq itself wouldn't past muster for a true que afficionado (although its more than passable for me) but the chicken is excellent.

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                  21150 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

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