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May 4, 2010 05:04 PM

Hollywood Bowl Picnic

Heading to the Peter Gabriel concern this Friday and looking for a good picnic option. Our old stand by was the Campanile picnic which they no longer do. We were also thinking Mozza2go but we are concerned that the pizza crust may get soggy during the commute.

We are heading to the Bowl from West LA and would like to pick something up along the way. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I searched the board but the related posts are a bit dated. Thanks in advance.

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  1. no idea if you have particular food or budget preferences, so i'll just toss out some random suggestions:
    Little Next Door
    BLD (i'm pretty sure they do them)
    Joan's on Third

    BLD Restaurant
    7450 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

    1. A little out of the way but worth it, we do Bay Cities for the Bowl.

      Bay Cities Italian Deli
      1517 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

      1. Stop by a deli -- Greenblatt's on Sunset near Crescent Heights would be on your way -- and load up on whatever everybody in your party wants. They've even got wine so you can roll the empty bottles down the aisle.

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        1. You can pick up something from Tavern's Larder.

          Or, maybe a less expensive option, some salads& bread from Huckleberry's. But if that's too far west for you to go, get some tostadas to go from Eduardo's in Westwood.

          1. FYI this is a leased event you wont be able to bring most booze of any kind inside and I am pretty sure food as well.
            Plenty of picnic grounds before you enter.

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            1. re: johnnyshungry

              Here are the rules for leased events:
              Food is allowed. Alcohol is not.

              Not Permissible in the Theatre during Lease Events:
              Alcohol and/or controlled substances
              Glass (including drinking glasses) and aluminum cans regardless of content.
              Kegs, pony kegs and party balls.

              The following are allowable in the Bowl:
              Picnic baskets and coolers no larger than 15" by 20" long by 15" high.
              Factory sealed non-alcoholic plastic bottles, one liter in size or less.
              Re-useable containers (such as Tupperware or sipper bottles) holding food or non-alcoholic beverages.

              PS they do check.

              1. re: wienermobile

                Thank you I am going as well.
                Since it's a friday and were all dashing after work were doing "in n out" burgers for a quick drive through and wine as soon as parked.
                Just down the street quick, easy after so many well prepared picnics at the Bowl this seemed kinda fun.

                1. re: johnnyshungry

                  Joan's on 3rd is a good, easy (if you overlook the line scene) option.