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Chowhound challenge - cheese manakish, anywhere in LA??

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kedar5150 Mar 19, 2010 09:53 AM

Here's a challenge for all you foodies..anyone know of a Lebanese bakery in town that serves cheese manakish?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manakish

I lived in Dubai for a few years, and was reminiscing about Dubai and trying to remember the name of the "Dubai pizza" we used to grab after a late night - and finally (Google is your friend!!) figured it out - its called a cheese manakish. Here's what is looks like (BTW, Al Reef Bakery is an incredible bakery in Dubai). I've tried the Armenian pizza, and the Georgian, and while those are quite tasty, don't have quite the lightness and taste of the manakish.

http://www.timeoutdubai.com/restauran...

Thanks!!

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    ashkha Oct 18, 2010 03:19 PM

    World Famous Grill (formerly Famous Hamburger) in Bell has the most amazing cheese manakish! Their chicken shwarma wrap is to die for too. About 20 minute drive from downtown. It's owned by a Lebanese family and the grandma is usually there making the manakish herself.
    World Famous Grill
    4143 E Florence Ave
    Bell, CA 90201

    (323) 562-0744
    www.famoushamburger.com

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    Famous Hamburger
    4143 Florence Ave, Bell, CA 90201

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      losfelizhound Mar 19, 2010 10:57 AM

      I think you may find what you are looking for at Zaatar Bakery & Factory in Burbank.

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      Zaatar Factory & Bakery
      2909 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504

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