New Food Hall Brings 14 Fantastic Vendors to the Heart of San Gabriel Valley

A woman holding an ice cream cone from LA’s Rori’s Artisanal Creamery.

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There’s a Rori’s Artisanal Creamery, and plenty of vendors from local farmers’ markets

San Gabriel’s forthcoming food hall is moving along and nearly 100 percent leased. When it finishes some time in 2020, Blossom Market Hall will bring a total of 14 vendors to the neighborhood, including small-batch specialist Rori’s Artisanal Creamery, and a handful of popular vendors from Smorgasburg LA.

It’s a pretty huge two-story space with more than just food on the premises. The 9,000 square foot ground floor will feature the food hall and live performance stage, and the second story will utilize 2,000 square feet with a wifi lounge and community meeting space.

Husband and wife owners Chris and Nellie Tran received approval on Blossom Market Hall in late 2018. The entire project is part of the local revitalization project for downtown San Gabriel. Many of the vendors come locally from the San Gabriel Valley.

Eater spoke with Nellie Tran about the food hall’s tenants. Below are the vendors selections for Blossom Market Hall.

AK Fresh Roast

With a combination of American and Vietnamese coffee, AK Fresh Roast is the lone caffeine station at Blossom Market.

Angel & Mason

Angel & Mason is a beer and wine bar by newcomers and San Gabriel Valley locals, with craft beer and local wine on the menu.

Caribbean Gourmet

Yonette Alleyn is a regular at the Atwater Village Farmers’ Market and the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers’ Market. Caribbean Gourmet will have a permanent stand at Blossom Market with oxtail stew, jerk chicken, and Jamaican patties.

Ensaymada Project

The Ensaymada Project appears at Smorgasburg LA and 626 Night Market, where owner Chari Heredia-Reyes makes a rotating menu of Filipino brioches, or ensaymadas.

Everbloom Acai

It’s açai bowls and fruit smoothies all-day at Everbloom.

Joei’s

This mariscos stand is a newcomer for Los Angeles, with a fresh mariscos menu.

Rori’s Artisanal Creamery

Well-known, small-batch ice cream maker Rori’s adds another location to Los Angeles, but this time in the SGV.

Sushi Rolland

Angelenos will have to wait until next year to sample Sushi Rolland’s ‘fusion” sushi, which is featured at farmers’ markets throughout Southern California.

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Tea 88

Paul Joo is the founder of Koreatown’s Bourbon Street Cafe, which converted into the Alchemist Coffee Project. But this time, it’s tea. With his wife Sandy, the couple will focus on boba at Tea 88.

Workaholic

Smorgasburg LA’s popular stand will make it permanent at Blossom Market, where Korean dumplings are on the menu.

Nellie Tran is presently signing two unnamed vendors to the lineup, with breakfast and brunch options for the neighborhood. Blossom Market Hall opens in 2020.

Blossom Market Hall. 264-278 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA

Source: LA Eater