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LA List: Sticky Rice at Grand Central Market

By Marcus Samuelsson | September 19, 2013

Photo courtesy of Sticky Rice
Photo courtesy of Sticky Rice

Photo courtesy of Sticky Rice

Tucked away in Stall C-4-5 of L.A.’s iconic Grand Central Market, the 4-month old Sticky Rice stands out among the pupusa, ceviche and tacos stands that litter the food court. The Thai takeaway spot is one of the first tenants of this new class of vendors that are bringing brought in to modernize the offerings at Grand Central Market, which has occupied the space on Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles since 1917. Owner David Tewasart, who also owns Soi 7 and Spirit House, wanted to open a spot that highlighted the food he ate in the kitchen, instead of the dishes that were offered on Americanized menus to guests. Read More


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