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Snacks and Stuff Southern California

 

Randy's Donuts
Los Angeles, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Photo courtesy Bob Jagendorf

Here's the famous Randy's Donuts that been featured in many a movie and Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." song. Yes, Randy's is still serving donuts after all of these years.

Randy's was part of the Big Donut Drive-in chain marketed by Russell Wendell who was a donut machine salesman. Word is he built 8 more in the 1950's.

 

 

Built in 1953, this big donut serves fresh donuts and pastries on a 24 hour basis. Plus, Randy's has shown up in many movies such as Coming to America and Mars Attacks.

 

Randy's Donuts
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

 

 

Taylor-Maid Donuts (Removed)
Pomona, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Welcome to Taylor-Maid Do-nuts of Pomona. Unfortunately, this donut shop evidently changed hands and the vintage marquee outside is now history.

 

 

Golden Donut
South Bay, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Here's an old facade for the Golden Donut, which now service Mexican food, including burritos and tacos. Taco about going beyond the standard fare.

 

 

 

 

 

Angel Food Donuts
Long Beach, CA
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

 

Big donuts are always fun to see while traveling the great American roadside. This one in Long Beach at Angel Food Donuts is no exception.

Well, as 2001 came along, so came the pink pastry. The Angel Food Do-nuts along 7th is now closed and history, replaced by this pink icon.

Photo courtesy David Ferdig

 

 

Foster's Freeze
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

A good place to stop on a hot summer day is always a nearby Foster's Freeze. Let's see... Summer breeze... banana split.

 

 

 

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