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Farmer's Market Fight

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The success of the Santa Monica Farmer's Market has left a few bruised egos in local kitchens. Josiah Citrin, Quinn Hatfield, Matt Molina, Jason Travi, Mark Peel and just about every serious chef in town is used to getting their way---and seasonal fresh produce---at the weekly market for their restaurants, but now chefs from Vegas and NY are sending buyers in to scoop up what they can. Hatfield is over it: "This is my last day here. I don't want to compete with the produce companies. Look at all of these trucks. This isn't a farmers market anymore; it's some kind of boutique wholesale operation." [LAT]

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