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dratlover Nov 21, 2010 07:20 AM

My nephew wants Chinese food for Thanksgiving. I have been calling restaurants in the Burbank, North Hollywood area. So far I have had no luck...they are all closed.
Does anyone know of a Chinese restaurant that is open on Thanksgiving day?

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    peterboy RE: dratlover Nov 21, 2010 08:57 AM

    sacrilegious. you are supposed to do that on christmas day.

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      SeaCook RE: peterboy Nov 22, 2010 10:32 AM

      But only after your neighbors' mangy bloodhounds have eaten your turkey. ;-)

    2. ipsedixit RE: dratlover Nov 21, 2010 09:16 AM

      Head further south and east to the San Gabriel Valley. Just about every single Chinese restaurant in Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Arcadia and the surrounding envrions, as well as further east in Rowland Heights, City of Industry, Hacienda Heights, etc. will be open (and crowded).

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        happybaker RE: ipsedixit Nov 21, 2010 10:18 AM

        I concur.

        My husband and I have done dim sum for Thanksgiving for the past few years and we always head out to SGV. The restaurants are open, packed and happy.

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          monku RE: ipsedixit Nov 21, 2010 10:21 AM

          That goes for Christmas too.

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          dratlover RE: dratlover Nov 21, 2010 09:54 AM

          Peterboy....my family has always done turkey for Christmas and Thanksgiving. I only wanna do Chinese because that is what my nephew wants, and I am now unable to cook. :(

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            Burger Boy RE: dratlover Nov 22, 2010 03:36 AM

            Chinese Friends in Chinatown. Maybe try Chi Dynasty in Los Feliz or they opened a new branch in the valley.

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            Chinese Friends
            984 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

            Chi Dynasty
            12229 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604

          2. monku RE: dratlover Nov 21, 2010 10:37 AM

            LA Chinatown every place will be open too.
            Some will sell cooked turkeys too.

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              mc michael RE: monku Nov 21, 2010 11:08 AM

              As will U2 Cafe in Alhambra.

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              U2 Cafe
              1200 E Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801

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                ipsedixit RE: mc michael Nov 21, 2010 11:31 AM

                I am told U2 gets their turkeys (and turkey dinners) from Ranch 99. If that's true, might as well go to the source.

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