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mucho gordo Aug 11, 2011 02:05 PM

can I get fresh beignet? Valley preferred, but it doesn't rhyme.

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    jessejames Aug 13, 2011 11:40 AM

    farmers market, gumbo pot

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    1. re: jessejames
      mucho gordo Aug 13, 2011 05:23 PM

      The one on 3rd and Fairfax? Gumbo? Have you tried it? Do they have jambalaya also?

      1. re: mucho gordo
        jessejames Aug 13, 2011 05:31 PM

        yes, 3d and fairfax....i haven't had them but i think they may also have chocolate beignets, maybe others from time to time. they have gumbo and jambalaya....i usually stick to the fried catfish or oyster poboy, not bad, or the crawfish pie/strudel thing...i wouldn't be afraid to eat some beignets there!

        1. re: jessejames
          mucho gordo Aug 13, 2011 06:07 PM

          AHA! Oyster po'boy. I'm glad you mentioned that, Jesse. I've been trying to find a place that had them. Next time I go over the hill, fer sure.

      2. re: jessejames
        wienermobile Aug 13, 2011 06:23 PM

        Yes Gumbo Pot has them...Traditional $1.50/3.25 Two or Four to an order with lots of powder sugar .Chocolate Beignets $3.50 Three to an order.

        Gumbo Pot
        6333 W 3rd St Ste 312, Los Angeles, CA 90036

        1. re: wienermobile
          mucho gordo Aug 13, 2011 06:33 PM

          GREAT! Thanks to both of you

      3. JackonCrack Aug 13, 2011 11:14 AM

        Chimney Coffee (i know, it sounds weird!)
        Downtown LA/Chinatown

        not in the valley but right off the freeway! ;-)

        1. Servorg Aug 11, 2011 02:12 PM

          Check with Madeleine Bistro

          Madeleine Bistro
          18621 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356

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          1. re: Servorg
            mucho gordo Aug 11, 2011 02:33 PM

            Thanks, Servorg. I guess I'll have to call them. Their website indicates they're strictly a vegan restaurant/caterer.

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