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need quick amazing takeout between LAX and Torrance

Landing at noon and have head south to Torrance for work. Any suggestions for a food truck or quick lunch would be much appreciated. Thank you

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      1. re: JAB

        Bonus points if you get the Tikka Masala from the Al Noor across the street and dip your burger/fries into it.

      2. From LAX you'll be going south on Sepulveda. In about 3 miles you'll come to a huge shopping complex with a Whole Foods and all sorts of eateries. There's a seafood grill, a vegi-grill etc,etc. check it out on Google Maps.

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            1. re: lukshen

              You're coming from NY and you're scared of Inglewood? What part of NY, Westchester county?

              1. re: Dirtywextraolives

                Is lukshen coming from NY?? Doesn't say. Lucky to get out of the cold. Flossie's sounds good to me.

                  1. re: Baron

                    He wrote in a previous comment..... "Honestly coming from NY, I love the taco truck....."

              2. Not sure how quick you need but if you have time for something more than just fast food, Coni's Seafood on Imperial East of Sepulveda would be a great choice foodwise, at least if you like Mexican seafood.

                Somewhat quicker, there are Valentino's Pizza on Sepulveda in El Segundo just South of the airport and a few good sandwich places all within a few blocks of each other on Main Street in El Segundo: Big Mike's Philly Steaks and Subs, Havana, Original Rinaldi's.

                The locations for food trucks often varies with the day so no consistent recommendation there. You can check the website Roaming Hunger for some of that day's local foodtruck locations.

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                1. re: New Trial

                  if you end up going to coni'seafood, i'd recommend ordering one of the camarones dishes.
                  keep in mind, deliecious as it is, this is not the sort of stuff that you can eat in the car while you're driving. sit down and eat the food there.

                  the pescado zarandeado, imho, their piece de resistance, will require too much time to prepare to meet your time constraints.

                2. Is Flossie's to far out of the way?

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                  1. re: wienermobile

                    Flossie's? I have no clue, we're driving to w 237th st in Torrance.

                    1. re: wienermobile

                      Not at all. Flossie's is on Redondo Beach Blvd just a few blocks east of the 405.

                      Also the Marukai Market on Artesia has Ramen Menya Iroha

                        1. re: chrishei

                          3566 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance, CA 90504
                          Phone:(310) 352-4037

                          Great Southern food-fried chicken- catfish-meat loaf-mac & cheese-cobler-ox tails on weekends

                          Really nice people!

                          closed Mondays

                      1. Where in Torrance and what kind of food do you like?

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                        1. re: flylice2x

                          Honestly coming from NY, I love the taco trucks in CA. I found one on CH a few years ago. It was parked by an auto parts store. Really, really good. If I knew of a Kogi BBQ truck near the airport. I wouldn't be wasting your time. I come in next Wednesday before the restaurant opens at LAX, sigh

                          1. re: lukshen

                            The Kogi Truck schedule will be up next Sunday or Monday

                            1. re: lukshen

                              My LAX Tacos rec was because of your mention of taco trucks...it's like a taco truck that absorbed its wheels...

                              1. re: Servorg

                                Ok, got it. Menu looks but, Inglewood? I'm not sure it is the kind of neighborhood I want to explore.

                                1. re: lukshen

                                  Inglewood is fine..... And you will be there in the afternoon hours, you should be fine....

                                  1. re: lukshen

                                    Have you looked at the neighborhood? You will be 3 blocks from the 405 Freeway in a middle/working class area. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=La...

                                    1. re: Servorg

                                      Didn't check the link, now that I did, I'm sold.
                                      LAX Tacos it is, thanks

                                    2. re: lukshen

                                      Agree that Inglewood is perfectly fine. Randy's donuts, the famous giant donut you may have seen in movies and TV, is in that area as well. The donuts are really good. I love their chocolate cake donuts.

                              2. The Habit Burger Grill
                                311 N Sepulveda Blvd
                                El Segundo, CA 90245

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                                1. re: crocodileguy

                                  Thank you everyone for all of your suggestions. I'm proud to be member of this community.

                                2. When I am in the Torrance area, I enjoy having lunch at Fishbonz. Good, fresh fish, simply prepared. The restaurant is spotless and easy parking.

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                                  1. re: maudies5

                                    Just checked out the link. Excellent idea, thank you

                                  2. Just a hair north of LAX is Humble Potato, a Japanese burger bar. Good food. The curry fries are addicting.


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                                    1. re: Dirtywextraolives

                                      if you end up at humble potato, be sure to have them put their yuzu jalepeno slaw on whatever it is that you order.
                                      ($1 upcharge. WELL WORTH IT)

                                    2. Gotta rep my favorite, Zam Zam market.

                                      Don't be scared of Inglewood. It's perfectly fine. I'm white and I drive a nice car, and I wouldn't think twice about parking it on the street and getting food in that area. Done it hundreds of times. I'd be more worried just about anywhere in NYC. Lots of good places to eat in the wood

                                      1. We went to the taco truck on Arbor Vitae near Airport Rd, Mariscos el Sabroso. Fast, really good ceviche and tacos. It is a white truck w/o any signage. Made it to Torrance with time to spare. Thank you everyone.