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Can a person get Vada Pav in Los Angeles?

ipsedixit Jan 2, 2012 08:44 PM

If so, do tell.


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  1. Peripatetic RE: ipsedixit Jan 2, 2012 08:56 PM

    Surati Farsan Mart has it on their menu:


    While I haven't had this particular item, everything I've had at SFM has been excellent. One of my favorite eateries in the region.

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    1. re: Peripatetic
      ipsedixit RE: Peripatetic Jan 2, 2012 08:57 PM

      Cool. Thanks.

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      suvro RE: ipsedixit Jan 2, 2012 09:45 PM

      While I will not endorse this restaurant (because of our singular negative experience), Mumbai Ki Galliyon Se has vada pav, and they do it well.

      Not sure why you are seeking this out - this is not a destination Mumbai street food - like say magaz curry - see Anthony Bourdain. http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rc...

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      1. re: suvro
        Muchlove RE: suvro Jan 2, 2012 10:58 PM

        Perhaps the OP wants one because they are fricking delicious.

        1. re: Muchlove
          ipsedixit RE: Muchlove Jan 3, 2012 05:40 AM

          Very well said. Although I would've said "fucking" instead of "fricking" ...

          And, really, who cares about Bourdain? In my household, he's as relevant as day-old coffee.

          1. re: ipsedixit
            Muchlove RE: ipsedixit Jan 3, 2012 08:05 AM

            FWIW I probably can't think of a better food to sum up Mumbai. Cheap, delicious, quick to make, available almost everywhere and enjoyed by everyone from mansion dwelling bollywood celebs to hut dwelling rickshaw wale.

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        JonU RE: ipsedixit Jan 3, 2012 07:51 AM

        India Sweets & Spices (Los Feliz) has it.

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