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99 ranch market in hollywood (sunset/western) is closing

the checkers said they are not making enough money. dammit, i shop there all the time! they had really good deals on produce sometimes and was my go-to spot for middle eastern and latin ingredients. there are other markets nearby but not nearly as large. i used to get huge bunches of herbs there - 99 cents! beef cheeks - $2.99 a pound. lengua, tripe, nopales, quince, verdolaga before all the farmer's market hipsters jumped on it...

any recs for other places like this in the hollywood area??

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  1. Isn't it turning into a Target?
    Jon's market on Vermont has some pretty good deals.

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    1. re: Chowpatty

      Follow chowpatty's advice all the way.
      Target will take over the entire center, and Jon's is the alternative.

      1. re: Chandavkl

        That really sucks. I went by there today, closed. I live near Jons but liked this place better. Bummer.

      2. wow. I am surprised---how long has there been a 99 ranch market in Hollywood? I am visualizing sunset and western in my head and just don't see it. are you sure you don't mean some other market?

        regardless as a replacement, try the jons at fountain and la brea. or the california market on Beverly or on Western.

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        1. re: jenn

          To clarify, it's the Farm Fresh that just closed. It did beat going to some 99 Ranch Market miles away for produce.

        2. Yeah, I heard they're opening a Target on that lot. I do a lot of business around that corner. I shop at Home Depot and OSH there. I even get my monthly hair cuts just down the street on Sunset.

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