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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.
    http://www.fundamental-la.com/

    Really good build your own pizza at 800 Degrees. Inexpensive and tasty. Great ingredients.. Very busy. Worth the wait in line.
    http://www.800degreespizza.com/

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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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