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New Eats at the Forum - WOW

js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 12:01 PM

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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    Jack Flash RE: js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 12:27 PM

    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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      Dommy RE: Jack Flash Jan 16, 2014 01:14 PM

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


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        Jack Flash RE: Dommy Jan 16, 2014 01:34 PM

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

    2. wienermobile RE: js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 12:29 PM

      This is exactly what I wanted Dodger Stadium to do.

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        Dommy RE: wienermobile Jan 16, 2014 01:14 PM


      2. wienermobile RE: js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 12:32 PM

        What were their prices like compared to the original locations?

        1. wienermobile RE: js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 12:41 PM

          You left out Hadley Fruit Orchards

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            JAB RE: wienermobile Jan 16, 2014 12:57 PM

            Date shakes?

          2. wienermobile RE: js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 01:26 PM

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

            1. Ciao Bob RE: js76wisco Jan 16, 2014 01:44 PM

              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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                jesstifer RE: Ciao Bob Jan 17, 2014 03:31 PM


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                  Thor123 RE: jesstifer Jan 18, 2014 12:52 PM

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

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                    Ciao Bob RE: Thor123 Jan 18, 2014 03:22 PM

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

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                      Thor123 RE: Ciao Bob Jan 18, 2014 03:33 PM

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

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                jesstifer RE: js76wisco Jan 17, 2014 03:15 PM

                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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                  linus RE: jesstifer Jan 17, 2014 10:47 PM

                  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.

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                    Ciao Bob RE: linus Jan 18, 2014 09:09 AM

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

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                      noahbites RE: linus Jan 18, 2014 08:04 PM

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

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                        New Trial RE: noahbites Jan 19, 2014 12:52 AM

                        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. westsidegal RE: js76wisco Jan 17, 2014 04:28 PM

                    i'd go for an "old" eat:

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                      kevin RE: js76wisco Jan 17, 2014 06:55 PM

                      That is quite a list.

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