Gentrification won’t stop Old LA farmer’s market

The wheels of the train rumble as they slide on the track into the Highland Park metro station. Just over the fence next to the tracks, white tents line Marmion Way, as a hoard of second hand jackets and shirts dangle from their racks and the smokey warm scent of roasted peanuts and barbacoa permeate the air. The late afternoon sun lends a deep golden light to the Highland Park farmer’s market.

La banca en la avenida 42

Just off of Figueroa Street in Highland Park sits Las Banquitas off to the side of the road right before Ave 42. Las Banquitas is spanish for “the benches,” something that would be beneficial for sitting when eating a meal. With 4.5 stars and only four reviews on Yelp, Las Banquitas has a bit of expectations from reviews and local customers. Finding Las Banquitas wasn’t very hard despite there being many food trucks in the area, as they typically have their name somewhere on the …