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Seems like just yesterday we marveled at the novelty of standing in a crazy-long line, anxious to eat fusion cuisine from a four-wheeled purveyor. But lately, we’re following hungry foodies to walk-up windows for great dining.

Is this is a reflection of Los Angeles’s desire to prove itself as a pedestrian-friendly urban hub? Perhaps just a way to inject some edginess into lunches and dinner? We don’t know--but we’re loving everything--from morning coffee to spicy kebabs--that’s coming from these windows on the world. Check out five of them here.

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Red Window Coffee

Blue Bottle Coffee comes to the Valley at this little brick hutch on the side of the road. Walk over and order a flat white from the Aussie owners and take your drink and Gruyère pastry ($4) to a nearby wire-spindle table to enjoy.

Red Window Coffee, 12953 Ventura Blvd., Studio City; redwindowcoffee.com

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Blue Window

Outside her sit-down restaurant Mud Hen Tavern, spice-loving chef Susan Feniger has this takeout window. Check out its delicious Asian street food menu right now, because everything?s $7 for six months only, and then she?ll introduce a whole new cuisine. But until February, get the whole Goghu chicken wings with hot sauce and scallion cream and the albacore-tuna poke with avocado.

Blue Window, 742B N. Highland Ave.; mudhentavern.com

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Moruno

At this takeout window, delectable paprika- and cumin-seasoned lamb, chicken and Halloumi cheese skewers (from $11) are cooked over hot coals; try them in a sandwich, or with some mejadra, a lentil, rice and yogurt mix ($6). Hours will expand, but for now it?s open only Wednesday through Saturday.

Moruno, Original Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St.; morunola.com or 323-933-9211

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Dinette

Not so much an actual window as a glassy box where there’s no place to sit, this spot offers next-level breakfast dining. The menu is a mix of sweet and savory pastries and a standout waffle piled with a strip of bacon and a poached egg.

Dinette, 1608 ½ Sunset Blvd.; 213-­278-­0301

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Cabbage Patch

Silicon Beach types can enjoy Rustic Canyon alum Samir Mohajer’s farm-to-table food at this Playa Vista spot. You order at one window and pick up from another. Don’t miss the daily special sandwiches, such as the albacore-tuna-salad sandwich ($13), the tomato and feta salad ($8) or the house-made mint iced tea ($3).

Cabbage Patch, 12531 Beatrice St.; 310-305-1547 or cabbagepatchla.com

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