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BEST SOUL FOOD/WEST INDIAN FOOD IN LOS ANGELES

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kkcbs Feb 6, 2011 08:40 PM

Hi there,

Looking for you recommendations on the best soul food in Los Angeles. Not a purist though! Collards and ribs are fantastic but also looking for West Indian and possibly African (like Ethiopian) suggestions. Bring it on!

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    foufou Feb 9, 2011 06:30 AM

    Bertha's has excellent fried chicken.....Serving Spoon on Centinela in Inglewood is a good choice for breakfast....I also like Soul Food Kitchen (two locations in Inglewood) where the portion sizes are very generous

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    Soul Food Kitchen
    202 E Manchester Blvd Ste B, Inglewood, CA 90301

    1. goodhealthgourmet Feb 7, 2011 01:48 PM

      also looking for West Indian
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      for clarification, are you looking for food from Western regions of India (Goa, Gujarat, etc) or from the West Indies?

      Ethiopian, "African" (that's a pretty broad category) et al:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/690309
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/554269

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        foodie21 Feb 7, 2011 01:18 PM

        I like MP's Soul Food Eatery (formerly known as Miss Peaches) on Lankershim in North Hollywood and Uncle Andre's BBQ in Valley Village. Both have excellent greens and fried chicken. I usually get the smothered chicken at MP and the pork ribs at Uncle Andres. Uncle Andres also makes one the best gumbos I've had (outside of my mother's) but they only have it on Fridays and they tend to sell out.

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        Uncle Andre's BBQ
        11715 Moorpark St, Studio City, CA 91604

        Miss Peaches
        5643 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

        1. Servorg Feb 7, 2011 04:27 AM

          We like Bertha's for soul food and, while I think it's slipped a little bit over the years M&M Soul food can still bring it. M & M has two locations but we have only been to the Centinela Ave. location near Pann's.

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          Pann's Restaurant & Coffee Shop
          6710 La Tijera Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

          Bertha's Soul Food
          1714 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90047

          M & M Soul Food
          5496 W Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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          1. re: Servorg
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            kkcbs Feb 7, 2011 10:33 AM

            Thank you!

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