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Sep 6, 2013 04:51 PM

Aussie Meat Pies

Opened for a few months, tried their Lamb Meat Pie.

Yowzers - its AWESOME! Excellent crust and filling.

Bronzed Aussie
714 S Los Angeles St., 714A
Los Angeles

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    1. re: SIMIHOUND

      Okay...I admit it. I went to that "other" site to check for pictures of the merchandise. Found this photo with the unfortunate caption. Proofread before hitting the send button, please.

      1. re: Feed_me

        The poster fixed the photo and caption. No cringe, no cry!

    2. Cool! Can you go into a bit more details about what you liked? There was an Aussie meat pie shop next to Sidecar Donut in Costa Mesa that looked really delicious so it's got me interested

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      1. re: Xan7hos

        That place is good. They're like English meat pies. Same thing. Good looking employee girls.

        1. re: Eater15

          Almost went the other day, but felt too full after all the Sidecar.

          Is there a particularly good pie there?

          My instinct is to go for the lamb.

          1. re: Stravinsky

            I've had the dog's eye and it was very savory and delicious. My only complaint is that 1 is not quite enough for lunch but 2 is definitely too filling. I wish they served a little side salad or something. The crust on mine was maybe a little over done. It was buttery and flaky though.

            I can confirm the girls who work there and at Side Car are attractive.

            They also have very tasty looking desserts but almost impossible to pull the trigger given Side Car is next door.

            1. re: js76wisco

              "They also have very tasty looking desserts but almost impossible to pull the trigger given Side Car is next door."

              I feels like those two places should just be a single place to me.

              I guess you can go over to Jan's Health Bar and get a salad to go with the pie perhaps?

            2. re: Stravinsky

              I don't think you can go wrong. I got one that tasted like an encrusted bouef bourginion with a wine based sauce and braised beef and potatoes. They're really rich though; you really feel the butter in the butter in the crust after eating one. 2 would be too many for me. I love lamb so I'm with you, go for it! Or just do what I did and ask the girls what they like

          2. re: Xan7hos

            It's called Pie-Not, BTW.

            Really good and FYI, the pies freeze well for re-heating, at a future time.


          3. The pie pics on their website look incredibly good. Thanks for the tip.

            1. Wow, this is good news! I was all the way down in Huntington Beach last weekend and stumbled across Pie-not in an unassuming corner mall. I thought it was *amazing* food. Just delicious. An actual veritable "destination find" for me. And yet, it seems this place exists close, in LA?! Amazing...

              So, they must be a chain? Because there was a sweet place next door called Sidecar which, it seems, is the identical combination here in LA? Their donuts were, IMO just fantastic too. I'm sad to learn it's such a well-copied phenomenon though. Still delicious, to be sure. Just not quite as unique as I had thought, apparently.

              I will definitely try out the LA location too.

              ....but when I search I do not find anywhere but Costa Mesa -- is there really an LA location?