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Established in 1917, downtown LA's Grand Central Market has survived everything from the Great Depression to multiple phases of redevelopment. The market underwent a massive overhaul in 2012, with owner Adele Yellin spearheading an effort to create a more upscale dining experience. Today, the market hosts nearly 40 vendors showcasing California’s finest ingredients, chefs, and entrepreneurs.
Entering the market can feel a little overwhelming. It’s an incredibly popular destination that draws droves of people, particularly around peak lunch and dinner hours, so prepare to navigate thick crowds and wait in line during your visit, but the food makes it well worth it.
If you head over during breakfast hours,…