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Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich?

ipsedixit May 27, 2012 01:16 PM

Where does one go in LA to get a Biscuit Sandwich for breakfast?

I've searched and found these two threads:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/563467
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/323605

And from those previous posts, what I can gather is that this is a traditional Southern dish, and the best hope in SoCal is either Clementines or perhaps Pann's (as a special request).

Well, I looked up Clementine's most recent menu, and a biscuit sandwich is nowhere to be found (except for a savory biscuit with ham, which I do not believe is an actual sandwich).

So, other than resorting to McDonald's (which isn't necessarily a bad thing), do 'Hounds have any new or other leads on a Biscuit Sandwich, esp. for breakfast?

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  1. a213b RE: ipsedixit May 27, 2012 04:23 PM

    Chik Fil A.

    Yes, I'm serious.

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      boogiebaby RE: a213b May 29, 2012 01:50 PM

      +1. Their Spicy Chicken Biscuit really hits the spot.

    2. Will Owen RE: ipsedixit May 27, 2012 04:39 PM

      Carl's Jr (which is Hardee's in the rest of the country) has a sausage biscuit, as do some other fast-food places, now I think including McDo. This is the standard "biscuit sandwich" in the South, though many non-chain places out there offer the optional addition of a tomato slice, which is delicious. I believe some of the chain places also offer the biscuits with "scrambled egg", I'm sure poured from a carton. The ham biscuit, at least in the Southeast, is usually served as a buffet snack or appetizer, not as a breakfast item; folks in the Virginias, Carolinas, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee will eat biscuits at any meal.

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        Dogbite Williams RE: Will Owen May 27, 2012 07:36 PM

        Carl's Jr. is advertising those biscuits as "made from scratch."

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          Will Owen RE: Dogbite Williams May 28, 2012 12:01 PM

          Yes, I'm sure you'll find lots of empty "scratch" boxes in their dumpster … ;-)

          The most likely thing is that they are using a mix, of the Bisquick ilk, and baking them in-house. That is vastly preferable to the not-uncommon practice of buying baked ones from a local supplier, something even some Nashville cafes do (for shame!).

      2. Local RE: ipsedixit May 27, 2012 09:29 PM

        The Only Place in Town in Sierra Madre has breakfast "sliders" on their menu which describes that the egg and blackforest ham are served on a biscuit...haven't tried 'em (not a fried/poached or baked egg fan) so can't speak personally on whether they're up to snuff or not.

        http://theonlyplaceintown.com/TheOnly...

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          ipsedixit RE: Local May 27, 2012 09:33 PM

          Interesting. Thanks.

        2. Gypsy Jan RE: ipsedixit May 28, 2012 07:39 AM

          Johnny Reb's Southern Roadhouse and Catering with locations in Long Beach, Bellflower and the City of Orange.

          http://johnnyrebs.com

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            ipsedixit RE: Gypsy Jan May 28, 2012 12:04 PM

            Is it a special order item? Because I don't see it on their take-out menu. And I was hoping for a sitdown place ...

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              Gypsy Jan RE: ipsedixit May 28, 2012 02:30 PM

              I really can't say. When they first opened many years ago in Long Beach, it was a regular breakfast item. I went to the website and enlarged the menu and it was listed there.

              Good luck, and good wishes for you to find the object of your chow desire.

          2. Servorg RE: ipsedixit May 28, 2012 08:46 AM

            If you ever have an opportunity to try out the Buttermilk Truck you can see what their biscuit sandwich with runny egg does for your lipid panel profile: http://www.foodspotting.com/places/29...

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              ipsedixit RE: Servorg May 28, 2012 12:00 PM

              As a matter of principle, I don't do food trucks.

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                Servorg RE: ipsedixit May 28, 2012 12:12 PM

                "So, other than resorting to McDonald's (which isn't necessarily a bad thing), do 'Hounds have any new or other leads on a Biscuit Sandwich, esp. for breakfast?"

                I must of missed that in the OP somehow...and it's only information about delicious food, not the slippery slope to hell...(do you "do" food carts?) ;-D>

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                  ipsedixit RE: Servorg May 28, 2012 12:35 PM

                  Unless that truck is going to drive to my house and serve me at my doorsteps, I don't do food trucks.

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                    Servorg RE: ipsedixit May 28, 2012 12:46 PM

                    Does this rule out Ricky's Fish Tacos?

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              JudiAU RE: ipsedixit May 28, 2012 11:56 AM

              The Clementine biscuit breakfast is a sandwich with a large biscuit inclosing the poached egg and shave Benton's country ham with cheddar I think. Quite large.

              They also do an appetizer-type small biscuit with shaved hame and apple butter, no egg.

              1. ipsedixit RE: ipsedixit May 11, 2014 08:39 PM

                The McFong at Semisweet Bakery is great.

                Bacon, egg on a chive biscuit. Typically comes with cheddar cheese but I subbed avocado instead.

                Good stuff.

                http://www.semisweetbakery.com/

                1. Dommy RE: ipsedixit May 11, 2014 09:11 PM

                  Egg Slut now has a biscuit option...

                  --Dommy!

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                    ipsedixit RE: Dommy May 12, 2014 10:59 AM

                    I'd go for a coddled egg with some chives on top of a biscuit (in place of the potato puree) ... in a jar!

                  2. orythedog RE: ipsedixit May 12, 2014 08:11 AM

                    The bacon, cheddar, buttermilk biscuit with maple butter @ MB Post is AWESOME. Though not offered as a sandwich, per se, I'm sure those guys could figure out something for you. They have been very accommodating in the past.

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                      jessejames RE: orythedog May 12, 2014 09:19 AM

                      need to try that...also a similar kind of deal at son of a gun with some spectacular southern ham sliced up, along with the bisquits and maple butter.

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