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nchemel Apr 19, 2012 02:56 PM

I'm new here- any suggestions?

  1. Servorg Apr 19, 2012 03:10 PM

    Have you discovered the Grand Central Market in downtown L.A. yet? http://www.grandcentralsquare.com/

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      Servorg Apr 19, 2012 06:21 PM

      Some other markets that you should look into:

      http://www.guidimarcello.com/

      http://www.laespanolameats.com/mm5/me...

    2. perk Apr 19, 2012 05:14 PM

      There's also a really good Asian market on Hollywood Blvd. just east of Western. (Sorry...I'm spacing on the name.) Great selection....terrific prices.

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        budlit Apr 19, 2012 06:11 PM

        Bangkok Market?

      2. wienermobile Apr 19, 2012 05:15 PM

        There is an International House of Pancakes.

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          budlit Apr 19, 2012 06:10 PM

          : )

        2. JeMange Apr 19, 2012 06:22 PM

          Jon's Marketplace is a decent chain with locations around LA. They've got most of the regular grocery items plus a decent selection of Eastern European style breads, cheese, sausages and booze. The liquor aisle alone is worth checking out - where else can you get a bottle of Russian Standard vodka for $13?

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            Mr Taster Apr 20, 2012 08:18 AM

            And Lurpak Danish butter for $3.50, instead of the $5.99 Whole Foods charges.

            Mr Taster

          2. Peripatetic Apr 19, 2012 09:33 PM

            There are so many. Is there anything in particular you are looking for? Also, by "international" do you mean "ethnic", European, or both?

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              happybaker Apr 20, 2012 11:15 AM

              Good point!

              With five miles of my house I have HK Market (Korean), Seafood City (Filipino), Jons (mostly European), SuperKing (armenian with extras), SuperA (primarily latino.) If I'm willing to drive ten - fifteen miles then I can add in Japanese, Chinese, Russian and Thai.

              LA is fun for grocery shopping : )

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              bulavinaka Apr 19, 2012 09:51 PM

              Here are a few threads to get you started.

              Specialty Stores:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/607672

              Asian Markets:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/348525

              Ethnic Neighborhoods:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/794835

              Chow-rich L.A. Neighborhoods/Enclaves:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/743499

              Farmers Markets:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/779717

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