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Jan 17, 2011 05:37 AM

veal parm sandwich and manhatten clam chowder

would prefer a veal parm sub. a red clam chowder with thin sauce and a

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  1. Can't help you with the veal parm, but for the Manhattan clam chowder, my favorite for 20+ years has been the Crab Cooker (two locations, one in Newport Beach and the other in Tustin).

    The Crab Cooker
    2200 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663

      1. re: Servorg

        been to sorrentos it was decent but not great.veal parm is an overelooked food in la area which is surprising to me thanks servorg

        1. re: JimmyC

          I've heard (but not had) good things about the veal parmesan sandwich at Rafallos on La Brea in Hollywood.

          Raffallos Pizza
          1657 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

      2. Each Friday, Philippe's the Original in Downtown features clam chowders of both types: New England (white) and Manhattan (red). Try them with a French-dipped sandwich, and Philippe's horseradish with a scorching kick.

        1. Have you tried Bay cities Italian deli for the veal parm sub? I've only had their chicken parm sub, it was delicious, would be surprised if they didn't have veal parm as well.

          Also little known neighborhood place in the Palisades, Vittorios, happens to have veal parm that tastes like back home to me (new york/new england southern italian). They are now open for lunch, and would be surprised if they didn't make a sub for you if you asked them too.

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          1. re: Phurstluv

            Nope, no veal parm at Bay Cities but their chicken parm is very good.

            Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
            1517 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

            1. re: Phurstluv

              mmm, sounds good, never heard of this joint, but then again I don't usually make it out to Pacific Palisades that frequently. I always thought it was a dining wasteland (kind of like LA's version of NY's UWS).

              1. re: kevin

                it is, believe me. it's a family run place that's been there longer than i have, and we enjoy the NY style pizza, the veal parm, and the garlic rolls that are free are KILLER.

            2. Go to the Palm. Order the veal parm. They will serve bread at the table. Place veal parm on bread. Eat. It will be delicious. (Should be enough for two sandwiches)

              Start with Gigi Salad. They may have red chowder. Have the key lime pie or chocolate cake for dessert.