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Fave omelets in LA and why?

Mine are at Joan's on Third (http://www.joansonthird.com/), because they're tender and rich, but never overcooked, and the fillings are simple, elegant and very tasty. Also, according to Alex Guarnaschelli, they add water instead of milk or cream to achieve the delightful fluffy texture (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/al...).

I write more about them here (http://cinefoodie.com/ratatouille/). What are your favorites?

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  1. Without a doubt, Joan's on 3rd.

    I eat one of their egg white omelets at least once a week.

    1. I don't know if it's my favorite, not sure I have a favorite, but Jitlada's Kua Kling omelet with choice of meat is fantastic, packed with flavor and extra spicy!

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      1. re: TheOffalo

        Whoa, that sounds great. Forget they even had a savory omelet variation. Terrific.

      2. It's been a while but Le Petit Beaujolais in Eagle Rock. Their omelets are never overcooked, always tender and fluffy.

        1. Fluffy & thin at Uncle Bill's in Manhattan Beach.
          The ingredients are not mixed into the egg - they are separate inside. Everything is melted well also.

          1. I salute Market City Caffe in Burbank because they always get my "Egg Yolks Only" request right.

            The ONE (and definitely last) time I ate at Wild Carvery, they screwed it up. I said, "Egg yolks only," and they repeated it back to me as "Egg whites only." I lost my temper and said, "No, it's the egg whites that I'm allergic to."

            They still brought me an egg white omelet. I will NEVER return.

            1. Spanish omelet at Nate 'n Al's. The sauce is great.

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                1. re: cinefoodie

                  I don't know what is in the sauce. It just tastes great.

              1. The omelets at The Original Pancake House are oven baked so the rise around 3 inches. Gigantic and they come with pancakes too.

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                1. re: wienermobile

                  Baked, huh? Man, they sound pretty great.

                  1. re: ipsedixit

                    Great suggestion. I enjoyed it, but for whatever reason it was a tad watery and underseasoned.

                    1. re: cinefoodie

                      Probably got it made from a bad can of oysters.

                  2. Brent's Deli Omelet: Pastrami+Corned Beef+Salami

                    Brent's Monte Cristo Omelet: Ham+Turkey+Swiss+Strawberry Preserves.

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                    1. re: wienermobile

                      Yup, Brent's omelets are my favorite also. Why? First, they're not overcooked. Second, I can create my own with up to 4 different fillings. Third, they put lots of cheese in them--not so healthy, but mighty tasty. Fourth, they come with the best hash browns--again, not very healthy, but too good. I like my omelet with muenster cheese, mushrooms, onions, and tomatoes (at least I'm getting some veggies!).