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Best Dishes to Eat When Sick? OC/LA

Maybe not the most kosher title...

But as I seem to have a sore throat/cold this week, it has prompted me to wonder, what are the best dishes to have that preserve flavorful experiences, with soothing of the throat?

Is there anything beyond the basic chicken noodle/matzo ball soup, porridge, and curry?

Anything in particular place you like to go to for special dishes when afflicted?

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    1. At Lenny's Deli in Westwood Full House Soup $13.95
      A tureen of soup with matzo balls, kreplach, noodles, rice and kasha. Served with a crusty heel of our home-baked rye bread.

      Or Brent's Matzoh Ball soup if you're in the Valley.

      1. Even when sick, man cannot live by chicken alone, so:

        Lentil soup ("Osh") or a Kuku sabzi (green omelette) sandwich on french bread at Attari Sandwich in Westwood.

        Lima bean soup at Nate 'n Al in Beverly Hills

        Tenshinhan (shrimp omelette) at Ramen-ya on Olympic

        1. Urasawa.

          Cuz you never know. You're sick. This might be it.

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          1. re: ipsedixit

            And the sick busboy wasn't allowed the night off either

            1. re: jessejames

              He wouldn't ask for the night off in the first place - It's the Japanese way.

          2. Hot and sour soup from Chin Chin - with extra hot oil.

            It will cure what ails you!

            1. Goat stew at El Parian should surely wipe away whatever demons haunt you.

              1. Cocido from any number of spots.

                1. If I'm suffering a cold/sore throat/cough, I might opt for Iroha's chicken based red spicy ramen.

                  1. Pho and it has to be good.

                    But, being that it doesn't travel well, and it's hard to find it good stuff on the westside, I'll settle for my own chicken soup.

                    1. No 1 Noodle House spicy beef noodle soup will clear your sinuses and kill any sort of bacteria in your digestive tract. It will also make you sweat out the toxins, meanwhile all you will be thinking about it putting out the fire inside your mouth instead of how sick you are.

                      1. Oh, lots of nice treats at Organics Herbal Nutrition Center on La Cienega guaranteed to make you feel better. See a friendly doctor on the boardwalk first.