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Mar 2, 2010 07:12 PM

Diddy Riese: Thumbs up or thumbs down?


those are my thumbs. pointing up!!

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  1. Great quality/price ratio, but they're not my favorite. One thumb up.

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    1. re: bulavinaka

      What's your favorite ice cream cookie sandwich?

      1. re: sillygoosedown

        My favorite ice cream cookie sandwich? I'm guilty of not having one, I guess. But my current favorite cookie is at 3 Square/Rockenwagner Bakery. Their double chocolate walnut cookie has been in my favor for a while now. You've gotta love chocolate to love this one - I mean stuff your face with handfuls of chocolate 'til the sides of your mouth are running with chocolate goo. :)

        1. re: bulavinaka

          How much does the 3 Square cookie cost ?

          1. re: JBC

            The cookie usually costs a half-dozen Diddies - $2. But a half dozen Diddies, as great of deal as they are, just doesn't equate in the personal enjoyment points I get from one of those Double Chocolate cookies from 3 Square. :)

    2. I was actually in the area awhile ago and had heard so much about them. When I first looked at the cookies from the line, they looked completely uncooked since they weren't browned at all. I agree, good price, but cookies are a bit too thick for my taste. Agree with the one thumb up for value. It does well near a student population....

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      1. re: groover808

        But did you have an ice cream cookie sandwich? Obviously the cookies themselves are nothing special.

        1. re: sillygoosedown

          I did, but if the cookies are nothing special, the whole thing together was just ok. I think they use Dreyer's or Breyer's, it's posted in the store.

        1. One thumb up, but only if you're already parked in Westwood for whatever reason. It's a nice cheap dessert, but not worth the drive even from Beverly Hills or Santa Monica unless you're doing something else in the area.

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          1. re: Das Ubergeek

            Agreed... I much prefer Milk's Ice Cream Sandwiches... but that being said, I'll never say no to their cinnamon cookie sandwich with strawberry Cheesecake ice cream if offered ;D


            1. re: Dommy

              Milk's are the best around right now...thumbs up...Diddy's I am neutral on...if I am in front of the store, sure...but it is not worth the drive or parking hassles!

              1. re: TravelPath

                Comparing Diddy's to Milk? Kinda like asking if the 99c burger at Wendy's is any good, and being told that The Counter burger is better.

            2. re: Das Ubergeek

              If I'm already parked in Westwood and I'm close enough to Diddy Riese to think about going there, I would probably walk the half-block to Stan's instead and buy a donut. Unless it were a very hot summer day, in which case I might go to D.R. for a shave ice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream under it.

              1. re: ozhead

                I usually do both. I'll buy about a 1/2 dozen cookies from Diddy Riese to take home. walk down to Stan's, buy a peanut butter pocket and start eating it as soon as gets in my hands.

            3. If you want a cheap (price and quality) sweet treat, thumbs up I suppose.