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Favorite Chow at your local Farmer's Market

selfportrait93 Mar 7, 2013 10:24 PM

I like the Kettle Corn and Roasted corn at the Northridge FM on Wednesdays. The lines get ridiculously long, though.
Also, the duck egg vendor at the Friday Eagle Rock FM sells very good "Balut". He sells out early sometimes.
So, what is your favorite cooked/ prepared food to chow whenever you visit your local Farmer's Market?

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  1. wienermobile RE: selfportrait93 Mar 7, 2013 10:47 PM

    Big Mista BBQ at the Century City Farmers Market. Great brisket.

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      kevin RE: wienermobile Mar 8, 2013 12:25 PM

      damnit, you beat me to the punch.

      yes, another fan of big mista.

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      cdub RE: selfportrait93 Mar 8, 2013 07:46 AM

      grillmaster's chicken with the potatos cooked in chicken drippings.

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        A5 KOBE RE: cdub Mar 8, 2013 08:54 AM

        Don't forget the garlic sauce. I think the potatoes are better than the actual chicken.

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        Thor123 RE: selfportrait93 Mar 8, 2013 08:48 AM

        Hawaiian chicken at Bunker Hill farmers market. Korean stand at BH farmers.

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          ns1 RE: Thor123 Mar 8, 2013 12:15 PM

          re: hawaiian chicken

          nice to see they're still around. They still got
          that crack sauce?

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            Thor123 RE: ns1 Mar 8, 2013 06:32 PM

            Love the sauce. Always order extra!

        2. LA Buckeye Fan RE: selfportrait93 Mar 8, 2013 11:42 AM

          Gourmet Tamales stand at the farmer's market in Santa Clarita. Sunday am in the College of the Canyons parking lot.

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            ilysla RE: selfportrait93 Mar 8, 2013 11:53 AM

            Pupusas and tamales (green chile and cheese, please) from the Brentwood Farmer's Market. Although the folks that do the breakfast burritos do an awfully good job, too....

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              nosh RE: selfportrait93 Mar 8, 2013 04:56 PM

              At least two to three years ago there was a guy at the West L.A. farmers market (sunday mornings -- off of Santa Monica Blvd. where the old W.L.A. courthouse was) who did Belgian waffles and french fries. Anyone know if he is still around? Name and website? Other places to find him? Those waffles were great -- hot, crispy, sweet, 2 for $5 I believe.

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                kevin RE: nosh Mar 8, 2013 08:46 PM

                Yes. Now on Sundays, he's at the Mar Vista one.

                Patrick is the name of the guy I believe.

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                  nosh RE: kevin Mar 8, 2013 09:29 PM

                  Thank you, kevin.

                  And amazingly, you wrote an entire reply without even one obscenity! ;-)

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                    kevin RE: nosh Mar 8, 2013 09:38 PM

                    Yes. Baby steps.

                    And it's late in the night.

                    You might as well grab some decent coffee after at the coffeehouse nearby or pepys galley is also decent.

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                      Thor123 RE: kevin Mar 9, 2013 10:13 AM

                      Very impressive baby steps! You can do it!

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