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BIG MISTA'S OPENING A BRICK & MORTAR

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sel Jun 24, 2013 10:45 PM

Russ Parson's of the L.A. Times reports that the folks behind this CH favorite local farmer's mkt. peddler of Q is opening a space that "will be located at the Medallion building at 4th and Main streets in the Old Bank District downtown."

http://www.latimes.com/features/food/...

  1. wienermobile Jun 24, 2013 11:09 PM

    It won't be open till the beginning of next year but I'm so there!
    Best Brisket in LA. And I do love that BBQ Pastrami when they have it. NIce people too,

    1. Dommy Jun 25, 2013 02:25 PM

      I SO Hope they open on the weekends. It was so infurating when the Mendecino Farms at 7th and Fig is only open M-F and then the food court closes at like 3p. Meanwhile there are lines out the door at Sprinkles and CPK right above them...

      --Dommy!

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        LuluTheMagnificent Nov 28, 2013 11:51 AM

        IS this open?

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          Professor Salt Nov 28, 2013 05:13 PM

          No. I talked to Neil about it last week. They just signed a lease recently, so it's pushed out to some time in 2014.

          1. re: Professor Salt
            wienermobile Nov 28, 2013 11:25 PM

            In Long Beach?

            1. re: wienermobile
              Professor Salt Nov 29, 2013 09:16 PM

              Downtown LA

              1. re: Professor Salt
                wienermobile Nov 29, 2013 11:04 PM

                GREAT!

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          Thor123 Nov 28, 2013 01:37 PM

          Here you go KEVIN!

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            LuluTheMagnificent Nov 30, 2013 06:41 AM

            So where do I get it? Is it still at the century city farmers market on Thursday's?

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              CastironJim Nov 30, 2013 06:46 AM

              Yes, Thursday's Big Mista is at the C.C. F.M.
              (Neil to me he intends to continue in C.C. after his brick and mortar is open.)

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                Beachowolfe Nov 30, 2013 10:47 AM

                I see this place all the time at CCFM. Is it good? I always use that day to get my fix of hawaiian BBQ (like everyone else).

                1. re: Beachowolfe
                  wienermobile Nov 30, 2013 11:10 AM

                  Very good, especially their brisket.

                  1. re: wienermobile
                    wienermobile Nov 30, 2013 11:29 AM

                    Yumm…. BBQ Brisket from big Mista,,,

                     
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                      kevin Dec 2, 2013 11:40 AM

                      WM is correct.

                      The brisket is exceptional.

                      While you are at it, you should definitely grab some burnt ends too.

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                        wienermobile Dec 2, 2013 02:18 PM

                        and grab the great BBQ Pastrami too if they have it because you won't find it there often.

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                          kevin Dec 2, 2013 03:51 PM

                          And Brobdingnagian-sized beef ribs which they rarely offer.

                          And if his cousin is still making those red velvet cupcakes, then grab a few of those too along with the mac n cheese and the pineapple 'slaw.

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              LuluTheMagnificent Dec 2, 2013 04:41 PM

              I was thinking of getting the ribs and pulled pork. How is that?

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                wienermobile Dec 2, 2013 05:14 PM

                The Brisket is the best. It will stand up to the best Texas BBQs.

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                  jessejames Dec 3, 2013 02:04 PM

                  was just in houston for some football and had some fine q -- hounds there said to try big mistas.

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                    kevin Dec 3, 2013 03:13 PM

                    yeah, i really like big mista's.

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                MoreMolecules Dec 3, 2013 10:45 PM

                *sigh* I dont know why, but I get a killer headache every time I eat Big Mista's. sad, I really love the stuff too.

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