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Pommes Frites at Purdue and SM farmers market on Sundays or Particks Liege waffle stand ???

kevin Apr 28, 2012 08:32 AM

I was really curious to try this stand but when I dropped by last weekend there was just a large metal chafing dishes for the fries.

It didnt look like they were being fried to order.

Is this correct ? Or was I at the wrong stand or what?

Patrick was nowhere in sight and their were two college age ladies tending the stand.

Anyhow should I give it a try now or ?


  1. J.L. Apr 28, 2012 09:44 AM

    Odd, Patrick has been there each time I've gone.

    His frontage usually says something like "Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches", "Pommes Frites" on it.

    7 Replies
    1. re: J.L.
      kevin Apr 28, 2012 10:07 AM

      Ok. I'll give it another try. I'm always up for finding some great belgian fries or by way of holland.

      And I sorely still miss Benitas frites.

      1. re: kevin
        machiavelly Jul 27, 2012 10:38 AM

        You must have had the wrong stand. To my knowledge, Patrick's not at any of the Santa Monica Farmers Markets. He was at the West LA FM on Santa Monica blvd. but I haven't seen him there the last couple of weeks. I'm currently trying to track him down for my frites fix. He does have the best in town.

        1. re: machiavelly
          Servorg Jul 27, 2012 10:43 AM

          "You must have had the wrong stand. To my knowledge, Patrick's not at any of the Santa Monica Farmers Markets."

          When kevin wrote Purdue and SM Farmers Market in the title of his post the use of "SM" was shorthand for Santa Monica Blvd. and not any of the city of Santa Monica Farmers Markets...

          1. re: Servorg
            machiavelly Jul 27, 2012 11:26 AM

            Right. My mistake.

          2. re: machiavelly
            Shellmat Aug 27, 2012 03:47 PM

            I Found him!!!
            Patrick is at the Thursday sunset strip market in Hollywood ( I think it's 5-9p)
            His stand is called "The Belgian Fry Shack"
            I went this past Thursday and picked up a jumbo frites w/pesto aioli. The best I've had in LA. He said he no longer does the West LA market on Sunday but does MarVista (Sunday) which isn't too far away.
            Enjoy :)

            1. re: Shellmat
              baloney Aug 27, 2012 04:30 PM

              Hollywood, I believe?

              1. re: baloney
                Shellmat Aug 27, 2012 05:03 PM

                Haha. Yes-Hollywood not Santa Monica-Had SM on the brain

      2. b
        BrewNChow Apr 28, 2012 12:11 PM

        Patrick's super nice and I'm sure he'd fry some up fresh for you. If he's not manning the stand, he's probably nearby taking a break, he's always there. I like his fries, if he used animal fat they'd be perfect, but that's probably too expensive.

        The guy does have the best waffle in so cal by many many miles though

        1. t
          TravelScholar Aug 5, 2012 12:30 AM

          What/where are we talking about here? I'd love to check it out. I miss the frites from when I used to live in NL.

          5 Replies
          1. re: TravelScholar
            kevin Aug 6, 2012 10:59 AM

            NL ?

            the address is listed above. only on sundays at the farmer's market.

            1. re: kevin
              A5 KOBE Aug 6, 2012 10:20 PM


            2. re: TravelScholar
              BrewNChow Aug 7, 2012 12:16 AM

              Call him (626) 201-1742

              To my knowledge he does a few FMs around town. The Sunday one is 9am to 2pm, parking is on Iowa and Corinth/Purdue.

              You can't visit his stand without getting a Liege waffle or 5. You just can't.

              1. re: BrewNChow
                TravelScholar Aug 7, 2012 01:44 AM

                Yes, NL = Netherlands.

                So, this is a guy, not a food truck?

                Where is the farmer's market? I'm not familiar enough to know the streets? Santa Monica??

                1. re: TravelScholar
                  BrewNChow Aug 7, 2012 01:20 PM

                  Yes, it's a guy, not a food truck.

                  Here's the location of the farmer's market on a map: http://www.yelp.com/map/west-la-farme... The market stretches from Iowa Ave to Santa Monica Blvd along Purdue Ave. Parking lot is on Iowa.

                  Like I said, I'm pretty sure he does other farmer's markets as well, so call him to see when he's most easily accessible.

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