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Mar 8, 2011 06:34 PM

Jury Duty, Downtown LA, lunch recs?

Hi everyone,

I did a search, but the most recent threads I found on jury duty lunch choices in downtown LA are all from 2007 and 2008. I think this info may be a little outdated. So, let's get the most recent recs from the hounds - where would you go for lunch if you had jury duty in downtown LA? Thanks!

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      1. Medicino Farms. Great sandwiches. Just added as a spring special Slow Braised Lamb Sandwich with mint pesto, Drake Family Farm’s goat cheese, balsamic vinegar, pickled red onions, and arugula on toasted ciabatta. Are you hungry yet?

        Mendocino Farms
        300 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA

        Mendocino Farms
        444 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

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        1. re: wienermobile

          i second that....great place. went there a lot when i was on a trial for two and a half weeks.

          1. re: perk

            I third Mendocino Farms. I knew nothing about any restaurants near the courthouse when I was on jury duty. I just let the lines serve as a visual endorsement.

            Mendocino Farms
            300 S Grand Ave Ste Lp40, Los Angeles, CA 90071

        2. It's not that far of a walk to the grand central market - I hear there are great pupusa's to be had there! Mary Sue Miliken likes Sarita's pupusas - as do folks on yelp --

          In the other direction, you can hit the Spring Street Smokehouse for barbecue, right on the edge of chinatown.

          As I recall when I had jury duty downtown, my jury badge got me a discount at the Walt Disney Hall cafe - and their salads were surprisingly good - pear and pecorino, anyone?

          1. i just served in downtown last week and Mo-Chica was the perfect lunch option

            3655 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007

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            1. re: Perceptor

              Yeah Mo-chica if you have a car...

              I have liked that cafe inside the Disney Concert Hall.

              When I worked downtown I used to like Leon's in the LA Mall at the City Hall complex, a traditional stop for jury duty attendees. Plus you need to see the Triforium.

              If you get out early enough and can beat the crowds try Pitfire Pizza.

              Pitfire Pizza
              108 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

            2. redline to langers