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NeverEnough Mar 25, 2012 02:38 PM

Anything very good but not $$$$ in the Westwood area? Any type of food OK. Approx. square mile.

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  1. wienermobile RE: NeverEnough Mar 25, 2012 03:12 PM

    Fundamental LA on Westwood Blvd.is wonderful. Everything is homemade. Amazing sandwiches and salads Menu changes weekly. Highly recommended.

    Really good build your own pizza at 800 Degrees. Inexpensive and tasty. Great ingredients.. Very busy. Worth the wait in line.

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      taiwanesesmalleats RE: wienermobile Mar 25, 2012 04:55 PM

      A branch of Ramen Yamadaya is also open. While not as good as the original Torrance location, it is still delicious.

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        kevin RE: taiwanesesmalleats Mar 25, 2012 07:51 PM

        is it an all pork broth joint?

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          taiwanesesmalleats RE: kevin Mar 26, 2012 09:21 AM

          Yes, they serve variations on a tonkotsu broth.

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      AlkieGourmand RE: NeverEnough Mar 25, 2012 08:55 PM

      I love Shamshiri Grill.

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        bulavinaka RE: NeverEnough Mar 25, 2012 10:59 PM

        Attari - the osh-e joe or ab-goosht are musts. Many tout their koobideh, but their kabobs in general are good.

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          kevin RE: bulavinaka Mar 26, 2012 10:05 AM

          and their persian style sandwiches are pretty good too, especially the cutlet and hot dog varietals.

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            aizan RE: kevin Mar 27, 2012 01:42 PM

            "especially the cutlet and hot dog varieties."

            ftfy. ;)

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          BSW6490 RE: NeverEnough Mar 26, 2012 11:26 AM

          Pastina a bit south of Wilshire on the east side of Westwood is a good, reasonably priced Italian, with full bar.

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            NeverEnough RE: NeverEnough Mar 27, 2012 12:52 PM

            Thanks everyone.

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              bruinike RE: NeverEnough Mar 27, 2012 08:47 PM

              For casual fare, there is also Pitfire for quality pizza, salads and paninis, California Chicken Cafe for rotisserie chicken and Sunnin for great Lebanese.

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