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Daddy Dough Donuts in Westwood -- has anyone been?

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alphazulu Nov 24, 2012 11:36 AM

Just noticed this place. I haven't been yet. Seems pretty ballsy to open up two blocks from Stan's. Anyone tried it yet?

  1. Servorg Nov 24, 2012 11:43 AM

    http://www.daddydoughdonuts.com/

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      kevin Nov 24, 2012 06:53 PM

      The website states since 1985, but when I click on the Locations link, instead of listing various locations, a page on how to enter the franchise game for this business appears.

      Anyhow, I'm also curious if anyone has been...

      For some reason. this does not seem to bode well and I doubt Stan's Corner Donut Shoppe need worry about an excess of competition.

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        alphazulu Nov 24, 2012 07:30 PM

        Yeah, their website is pretty mickey mouse, but apparently they're big in thailand??

        http://voices.yahoo.com/review-daddy-...

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      nosh Nov 25, 2012 08:14 PM

      Where are they in Westwood Village?

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        MariaFeliz Nov 25, 2012 09:38 PM

        On Weyburn in the BofA building. Used to be the sandwich shop. We tried the samples of their cookies & doughnuts when they opened and nothing special.

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          nosh Nov 26, 2012 05:47 PM

          Does not bode well. I live a block N/W of Westwood Village and try to shop and eat at local places, and I've never seen it. Never saw the sandwich place either -- read about it here or eaterla.com or somewhere. Maybe they'll get some traffic from UCLA and hospital/med folks walking down to the new Target.

          Speaking of Westwood Village, I read about something interesting going into the Socko's next to Diddy Riese. Went in today and counter guy at Socko's knew nothing about it...

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            wienermobile Nov 26, 2012 05:49 PM

            Have heard that Fab's Hot Dogs will be moving into Socko's space early next year.
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/877350
            http://la.eater.com/archives/2012/11/...

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              nosh Nov 26, 2012 05:49 PM

              Yep, that was it.

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                alphazulu Nov 26, 2012 05:57 PM

                It'll be interesting to see how they do. There have been a couple of hot dog places inside Stan's Donuts over the years, but they didn't last. Sadly nether did Spoc's (from Cabbage Patch proprietor Samir) which opened in the old Buck Fiddy space.

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                  kevin Nov 27, 2012 09:22 AM

                  what did Spoc's serve when it was open ? cabbage patch style stuff ?

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                    alphazulu Nov 27, 2012 02:05 PM

                    Gourmet hot dogs and sausages. That's why I'm skeptical of Fab's, but maybe they'll have better luck. I think Spoc's has been replaced with Fat Sal's.

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          nosh Nov 27, 2012 08:38 PM

          Wanted a doughnut before golf today. Found a parking spot on Weyburn just east of Westwood and deposited two checks at BofA. Then walked to Daddy Dough shortly after 8 a.m.

          CLOSED. A doughnut place closed on a weekday just after 8 in the morning.

          Screw them.

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