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Nosh and Tell Journeys: Los Angeles Farmer’s Market

Spending the week on the west coast has brought up many questions for me. Why don’t I live here, for example, is one of the bigger ones. Aside from the glorious weather, the obvious relaxed nature of most of its locals, and the salty smell of the air near the coast, California is a gold mine of fabulous dining. I know there are tons of posh restaurants in LA where you can spend a boatload of money and that’s all well and good considering that I love gastronomic adventures as well as the next foodie, but sometimes you just want a great farmer’s market to knock your socks off. The other day, Danny and I ventured to the farmer’s market at the Grove. The farmers market is open every day and it has been that way for 75 years. The market is not only a green market like the one in Union Square but it also offers a range of cuisines from Louisiana Gumbo to Sushi and Funnel Cakes. I’m not exaggerating when I say …