Located adjacent to the recently built Banc of California Stadium, near the USC campus, comes an instant rival for Grand Central Market. This new three-floor space provides a distinct dining experience with contemporary cuisine, elevated bar snacks, and a full craft and cocktail program. Take a look at LA’s next greatest food hall!
Opening today, August 14, award-winning chefs and restaurants will come together all under one roof as they move into their new permanent home in LA’s next great food hall! The Fields LA brings a new casual dining and drinking option to the Exposition Park area just a few miles east of Downtown L.A. This new food hall will feature global cuisines by award-winning chefs and acclaimed beverage masters as they all come together in a “stylized urban culinary destination!” The Fields is set to be a game-changer for sports fans and the nearby USC community as it will become a worthy destination for those seeking a culinary trip.
Here is a guide to the restaurant concepts that can be found at the Fields LA:
- C.J. Boyd’s Fried Chicken: is an homage to Chef Tim Hollingsworth’s grandfather, Cecil Boyd, his southern roots and his love for fried chicken. Tim’s sandwiches include elevated, modern twists inspired by his culinary pedigree.
- Akko Port: Chef Roy Ner’s passion for incorporating a variety of Middle Eastern flavors, with a nod to the history of the region is showcased in his offerings of shawarma, falafel, and Laffah.
- Ms Chi: Ms Chi showcases Shirley Chung’s passion for Chinese American cuisine, featuring her take on traditional dumplings, noodle bowls, fried rice, and specialty milk teas.
- Barbara Jean: features Chef Jason Fullilove’s market-inspired, elevated American soul food dishes with a Cajun-Creole twist.
- Coni’s Seafood: offers the Cossio’s Nayarit-style seafood including ceviches, cocktails, and fish tacos.
- Al Pastor: is a traditional Mexican-style taqueria featuring street-style tacos alongside Paco Perez’s signature alambre and gringa tacos and esquites.
- Burritos La Palma: features homemade flour tortillas filled with beef birria, tinga, beans and cheese, and chicharron in green salsa.
- Piccolo Antico Pizzeria Focacceria: is a pop-up Roman-style pizza and focaccia sandwich kitchen led by Chef Chad Colby.
- and Beer, Wine, Cocktails: features frozen, kegged, and handmade cocktails by Nick Meyer and Julian Cox. Wines curated by Taylor Parsons, and a wide range of local craft brews and other favorites curated by brewer James Mhaoir of BoomTown Brewery in DTLA.
And coming next month, Chef Tim Hollingsworth will be opening Free Play, a restaurant and full bar which will include a variety of unique games, DJ booth, and live entertainment. Above this entire complex is a stunning rooftop event terrace that offers sweeping views of the Downtown LA skyline.
As this food hall opens up today with some of the city’s best chefs and restaurants, we can’t help but see the rivalry with the recently renovated Grand Central Market. Let us know what you think about this new food destination in the city of L.A.
The Fields LA will be open from 11 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily, and no Los Angeles Football Club tickets are required.