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Best Specialty Kitchen Stores In Los Angeles

March 4, 2014 5:00 AM

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Making culinary magic in your Southland kitchen doesn’t always work out, especially if you don’t have the right tools or the right ambiance to come up with stellar results. That said, following are five of the top places in the City of Angeles armed with all kinds of kitchen supplies, from chef-worthy pots and pans to all kinds of ranges and refrigerators in many styles.

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The Kitchen Warehouse
3716 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(323) 734-1696
www.thekitchenwarehousela.com

For arguably the largest cabinet selection in the City of Angels, head to The Kitchen Warehouse where a lot of the products provided are on display. However, if you have particular kitchen need in mind and you don’t see what you want, get together with the designers on hand to come up with the perfect kitchen solution for your very own abode in Southern California.

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(credit: Keila N./Yelp)


Utsuwa-No-Yakata

333 S. Alameda St., Suite 14
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 626-7367

You don’t have to fly 15 hours to get your hands on quality Japanese kitchenware. Downtown at Utsuwa-No-Yakata, you’ll find the best in sake sets, Japanese pots and just about everything else that is required to set a table like you’ll find in the land of the Rising Sun. Check out the clearance bins near the front of the store. You might find something there you just can’t live without.

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The Dish Factory Outlet
310 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 687-9500
www.dishfactory.com

For a bonanza of kitchen finds with about 10,0000 different products on offer on any given day, this massive shop provides 35,000 square feet and seven floors worth of kitchen gadgets for your kitchen — and at a steal. In fact, the company slogan is, “If we can’t save you money, we don’t deserve your business.” Not only does The Dish Factory dish out tableware and china, but this huge place also offers used industrial equipment that might work best in your home instead of in a restaurant.

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(credit: DanDolinh)


The Kitchen Store
6322 W. Slauson Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 572-7515
www.thekitchenstore.net

A staple outpost for kitchen remodeling since 1965, this divine outlet will not only help make your cooking area a masterpiece, but the folks here will direct you, too. The experts will tell you how to make the most out of quality countertops and cabinet refacing and other necessary spaces to be found in the kitchen of your dreams. Said to be one of the largest showrooms of its type in the vicinity, Orange County included, The Kitchen Store is also a great place to design your own special kitchen thanks to the great minds of the designers who not only work in store but will also follow you to your house to check measurements and offer ideas.

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(Credit: AP)


Pacific Kitchen
1648 N. Cherokee Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 466-1877
www.pacifickitchen.net

Brand name kitchen equipment runs the gamut at this east side establishment that also offers expert repair services as well as missing parts. Family owned and operated for the past three decades, Pacific Kitchen provides professional-quality accoutrements, from stoves and toasters to steam tables and blenders. This is also a good place to find a garbage disposal that will take all kinds of abuse, something that isn’t very easy to unearth in any ordinary store.

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TEST Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist. Check out her articles on Examiner.com.

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