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Jun 19, 2006 12:36 PM

Comfort me: REAL Corned Beef Hash.

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I have visited multiple *multiple* diners looking for a really stellar corned beef hash with eggs and toast. What I've gotten back thus far looks just this side of cat food.

Does anyone know of a place that serves corned beef hash that DOESN'T come out of a can? Used to drive to Castro Valley when I lived up north just to have corned beef hash at JR's.

So, fair Hounds, can you offer any help and direction?

-FYI: I live in Silverlake. Pasadena, Glendale, Hollywood triangle is best, but can do west side if need be.-

My humble thanks.

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  1. The S & W diner in Culver City serves 2 types of corned beef hash. Make sure you ask for the homemade hash, because oddly enough they also serve canned hash (I guess some people like it better canned!) Their homemade hash is really tasty.

    5 Replies
    1. re: budlit

      The corned beef hash of all corned beef hashes is served at the Grill in Beverly Hills.

      1. re: condiment

        And that's the boss of all corned beef hash IMO.

      2. re: budlit

        Yes, some people DO like it better canned, at least in a particular context. Like tuna, or chili.

        Where is the S&W Diner? I think arranging a comparo would be fun...

        1. re: Will Owen

          Downtown Culver City about a half a block west from the intersection of Washington at Culver.

          A tasting sounds tasty Will.

          S & W Country Diner
          9748 Washington Blvd,
          Culver City, 90232
          (310) 204-5136

          1. re: P.

            S & W is really good, and gets quite crowded on weekends. In addition to the corned beef hash -- specify the housemade -- their pancakes are good. They have a mix & match menu where you can choose from a number of sides to go with your main breakfast dish.

      3. Madame Matisse serves up a "real" version which I think is fantastic.

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        1. re: petra

          The place on Sunset? If so that's SUPER close to my house.

          Serendipity shines again.

          1. re: littlemissbusiness

            yes that place....!
            life is good.

          2. re: petra

            You mean the one thats made with Roast Beef? Seriously? Its one of the mosty foul things I have ever eaten. Matisse is average but their hash is the plague - GO TO ANGELS on Hollywood by Western - thats what CB Hash is all about.

          3. i like to say swingers cafe on beverly has a version that's homemade (see not from the can)and fits your description. you may want to call ahead since i don't remember seeing it on the menu recently.

            1. s and w country diner in culver city.

              1. the absolute worst corned beef hash I have ever had was at the Ritz Carlton in Laguna!!!