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Trip to Farmer’s Market at The Grove

grove farmers marketToday we spent a few hours at one of our favorite foodie spots: The Farmer’s Market at The Grove.  This place has so many incredible options for food, it’s hard to pick where you want to eat…which is why we stayed long enough to eat twice.  We began the day with coffee and glazed donuts (still warm) at Bob’s Donuts, an LA institution.

grove farmers marketClearly, we both enjoyed this treat very much….

farmers market la

farmers market la

We were tempted to get more, but settled on walking around for a few hours to work up an appetite for something else.  On our way out to The Grove, we passed this gigantic squash — no idea what kind this is but it was huge!

grove farmers market

It was a beautiful day, so we spent most of our time walking and reading the paper out in the warm sun.

the grove farmers marketAnd then we were ready to eat again.  So we headed to Loteria Grill, which I’m convinced has some of the best Mexican food in LA.  Tyler couldn’t decide what he wanted, so we ordered the Probaditas taco sampler which includes mini versions of all 12 of their tacos.

grove farmers marketThere was not a thing on this platter we didn’t love, but my absolute favorites were the Mushroom with Epazote

grove farmers marketand the Chipotle Chicken with Chorizo.

grove farmers marketTyler was a huge fan of the Abondigas (meatball) in Chipotle sauce,

farmers market laand the Pulled pork with citrus-picked red onion…

grove farmers marketand of course, the Horchata.

farmers market laAll in all, it was an incredibly tasty day at the Farmer’s Market.  I highly recommend a trip!

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  • Willow
    February 13, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    All restaurants should have sampler plates like that — it’s so much more fun to try everything! And I’m normally indifferent towards glazed doughnuts….but that thing looks AMAZING.

  • Caroline Zalla
    February 13, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    That donut looks sooo good!! I want one now!

  • Amelia
    February 13, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    I almost never choose to spend my treat calories on a donut – they just don’t do it for me – but at Bob’s they are so incredible it is worth it!

  • Deana
    February 13, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    I love The Grove! The farmer’s market there is amazing. Can you send me some of those tacos and a donut please 😉

  • christa gadola
    February 14, 2011 at 1:07 am

    is it appropriate to comment on how darling you look pregnant? glad to see you’re feeding your little one tasty treats; hope she comes out with a good appetite! those tacos are so cute. did you and tyler fight over who got which bite?

  • Maggie Hagan
    February 14, 2011 at 7:35 am

    Sounds like a great time! Oh and I love Peanut Butter & Co!!! 🙂

  • Courtney Echols
    February 14, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Meels, you look so cute pregnant!!!

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