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crankypants14 Jan 11, 2014 04:07 AM

We will be going through LAX next week on international flight and returning with longer layover 10 days later. Someone recommended the Pinks in the international terminal for lunch next week. Any other suggestions? More importantly, we want to buy some wine to take and the layover will be our best opportunity. Can we get something okay in the airport? We will be going from Delta to int'l terminal.

On return, we will have a longer layover (5 hrs) but from 8 to 1. I read on an old thread that there is an In N Out Burger relatively close to the airport. We so enjoyed their food on a hungry year before last in San Francisco that we would like another crack at that burger. Do you need to be really hungry to love them? Anyway, should we try this or something else within the airport?

  1. Servorg Jan 11, 2014 06:56 AM

    It would be a fairly easy stroll out of the airport over to In & Out. Just walk on the lower level down past Terminal 1 where SW Airlines flies out of and down the incoming ramp (on the sidewalk!) and you will see I&O on your left as you head down toward Sepulveda. Walk up Sepulveda and then cross over Lincon and keep going N and you will see it dead ahead at 92nd and Sepulveda. I&O is a good solution to not catching a cab to go someplace farther away.

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      wienermobile Jan 11, 2014 09:09 AM

      The walk to In N Out will take 20 minutes or longer each way. Give your self plenty of time.

    2. wienermobile Jan 11, 2014 08:49 AM

      Pinks at LAX has closed since the latest remodel.

      1. wienermobile Jan 11, 2014 08:52 AM

        Lots of new restaurants in international terminal behind security including 800 Degrees, Umami Burger. Ink Sack and many more

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          crankypants14 Jan 11, 2014 09:25 AM

          Thanks for the information so far-got it on In N Out. I would like to know more about the 800 Degrees, Ink Sack, Umami Burger etc since the recommended Pinks is not an option. I do not know these restaurants.

          1. wienermobile Jan 11, 2014 10:01 AM

            Here are a few of the standouts of the new LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal: Michael Voltaggio's (Top Chef) sandwich place ink.sack, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne's The Larder at Tavern, a mini version of Susan Feniger/Mary Sue Milliken's Border Grill, pizza from 800 Degrees chef-owner Anthony Carron (Custom made pizzas with wonderful ingredients), and desserts from Nancy Silverton/Amy Pressman's Short Cake, also Umami Burger and a version of steakhouse chain III Forks.

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              lukshen Jan 11, 2014 03:01 PM

              If op liked In & Out, he'll really like Umami .

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              crankypants14 Jan 12, 2014 04:26 AM

              I guess Umami Burger is not Japanese? Thanks for the information on what chef is associated with which restaurant as that gives me a good idea of what the food at each place is like. I guess we should bring wine in luggage and forget buying in LAX?

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                Dirtywextraolives Jan 12, 2014 09:47 AM

                I'm not so sure there are any shops in any terminal selling wine.

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                  chewbacca Jan 13, 2014 03:15 PM

                  Let me know how your wine in luggage goes. I recently wanted to take 6 bottles to phoenix on southwest but couldn't make it happen.

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                    crankypants14 Jan 14, 2014 01:43 AM

                    Will do.

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                      yummyinmytummy Jan 14, 2014 05:22 PM

                      We often travel with our own wine - this is what we use.

                      http://www.iwawine.com/the-wine-check...

                      You do have to check it. The bottles are totally protected.

                      If going internationally, check with local customs to see who many bottles per person you are allowed. We have never had a problem.

                    2. re: crankypants14
                      Wayno Jan 14, 2014 04:59 PM

                      There are wines sold at the Duty Free Shop(s), according to plans explained on internet, but I'm not positive they are up and running.

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