Category Archives: Farmer’s market

The Gumbo Pot’s Red Beans and Rice

In Louisiana, red beans and rice are traditionally served on Mondays. Monday was wash day, and once all of the ingredients were thrown in, you could ignore the beans all day while you tended to the laundry. I am obsessed … Continue reading

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Meet Me at 3rd and Fairfax: The Vendors

The Farmer’s market at 3rd and Fairfax is Los Angeles’ oldest outdoor market, open since 1934. Most people know it as a tourist attraction, or nowadays as part of the Grove megaplex. But Farmers market vendors pride themselves on the … Continue reading

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Meet Me at 3rd and Fairfax: DuPars

DuPar’s has been a Farmer’s Market institution since 1938. The Naylor family, as in Tiny Naylor’s, reopened this location in December after what appear to be minor renovations, primarily the removal of the counter and the addition of an outdoor … Continue reading

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Meet Me at 3rd and Fairfax: The Gumbo Pot

I was worried when they opened the monstrosity known as “The Grove” that my beloved Farmer’s Market would be contaminated by it and die a slow, whimpering death. The closure of Dupar’s for “renovation” did nothing to allay my fears. … Continue reading

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