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New Eats at the Forum - WOW

Cole's French Dip
La Brea Bakery

Staples needs to step up their game. The expensive small portion Ludo Bird isn't cutting it. Everybody is starting to embrace local restaurants and Staples is far behind the curve. The new Brooklyn Nets stadium and MSG in NYC have a great array of local restaurants.


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  1. I'm going to the Eagles next week and was trying to figure out where we could eat (after all, it's probably been a decade since we were last down there). Sounds like we'll be fine just at the arena.

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    1. re: Jack Flash

      Exactly! Most of the time I would stop by Panns...


      1. re: Dommy

        Alas, we come from an entirely different direction, so Pann's is not part of the equation.

    2. This is exactly what I wanted Dodger Stadium to do.

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      1. What were their prices like compared to the original locations?

        1. You left out Hadley Fruit Orchards

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          1. To give you an idea here's what the Brooklyn Nets offer:

            1. Now let me see, Pink's or Carney's? I doubt the lines will be longer at the clear winner of that hoss race.
              And, WTF is Craig's?

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                1. re: jesstifer

                  Unfortunately, that blog is old and Craig's never lived up to high expectations.

                  1. re: Thor123

                    craig's from Melrose is at the Forum now? That's bizarre.

                    1. re: Ciao Bob

                      Bizarre is in the SLS. But Craig's at the Fourm is strange indeed.

              1. Nice. Carney's vs. Pinks for a true side by side! If only they had Phillipe's could do the same with Cole's, lol.

                So true about Staples. I was a Kings season ticket holder for years. I actually gave up my seats because the food there is so awful. (Of course the Kings won the Cup that year.)

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                1. re: jesstifer

                  i'll be really interested in the results of a side by side between carneys and pinks, if both spots are equally pain free service and line wise, and equally user friendly.

                  1. re: linus

                    User-friendly and The Forum - these are terms I never thought I would see being bandied about together.

                    1. re: linus

                      I'm fairly certain that Carney's is just doing a chili burger and Pink's is doing the dog.

                      1. re: noahbites

                        Here is the complete line-up, according to the Forum's own site-most of the places seem to be offering limited menus, at least for now:


                  2. i'd go for an "old" eat:

                    1. That is quite a list.