Grand Central Market has been feeding LA for almost 100 years. When it opened in 1917, Broadway was the principal commercial and entertainment corridor of downtown Los Angeles. The Market has always reflected the changing population of downtown. Today, as the downtown historic core continues to evolve (particularly Broadway), Grand Central Market is once again adapting.

Join de LaB for a tour of this historical and epicurean landmark with Kevin West, former W editor, and author of Saving the Seasonthe blog and cookbook. We’ll see (and taste) firsthand what is helping to transform Grand Central Market from yesteryear’s farmer’s market into LA’s own version of Pike Place. We’ll start by exploring the 45,000 square foot arcade and meeting some of the shops that are helping to make the market a national-caliber eating experience, including the signature stops like Sarita’s Pupuseria, Las Morelianas, and Tacos Tumbras a Tomas; as well as the newbs like Sticky RiceEggslutValerieG&B Coffee, and more. We’ll end the tour at Horse Thief Barbecue just in time for lunch.

Following the tour, stay for dublab’s Eat to the Beat Fall 2013 Proton Drive Closing Celebration. The beloved LA music and culture collaborative will be dropping beats all day long and curating a slate of fun activities to celebrate the close of their biannual fundraising drive. Eat to the Beat is free and open to the public, details here.

Kick off Thanksgiving a bit early: eat up with de LaB, then stay and dance it off with dublab!

Note change in address: We’re meeting at Horse Thief, 324 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, opposite Angels Flight

More about dublab
dublab is a community supported web radio station and creative collective celebrating 14 years of sharing music. As a non-profit organization they rely upon contributions to achieve their positive music mission. Listener donations provide half of dublab’s funding. Public support is essential and greatly appreciated.  dublab’s Fall 2013 “Proton Drive” Fundraiser is happening November 4-23. They will be broadcasting live on dublab.com from 8am-8pm PST each weekday and beyond to inspire your support. Tune-in and join the dublab family by giving a generous, tax-deductible donation!

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