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Priscilla

Oki Dog

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It is curious that Oki Dog was part of your ACT Southern California itinerary.

Why was this?

Was it a place you'd heard about and wanted to include?


Priscilla

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Oki Dog is said to be a favorite of Jonathan Gold's--and as I'd prided myself on sampling some of the extremes of Asia, I thought, "How bad can it be?" It's fusion of an interesting sort--in that--apparently, Mexican and Jewish immigrants  once grew up in close proximity near Pico area--and the Oki Dog reflects a lingering love among Mexicans  for pastrami.

It was pretty horrible. As the LA Times rightly pointed out, I took some easy, cheap shots at LA. But that's what they're there for, isn't it? I wasn't there to shoot another episode of The Best Of.


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Aawww - thought you'd like a place like that. As an old Hollywood girl Oki Dog was my home in the early LA punk rock years.It's the last place Darby Crash from the Germs hung before he died - from the needle, not an Oki Dog.

Now it's an even bigger dump than it was at it's original location (Sta. Monica Blvd.)

But Fred 62 - please!!! Who's food publicist thought up your little trip anyway? So lame, except fot the S.M.market and maybe Pink's.

Next time you come look up some locals - we'll show you the real LA (I know you think there's no 'there' there)

I can defintely promise a good time.

Your fan,

Monkeymay


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Inaction is a weapon of mass destruction

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