From the outside, Grain Traders looks like one of those fast-casual, build-your-own lunch bowl spots that Weho has in bulk. On the inside, that’s pretty much what it is. The difference, however, is that the food at Grain Traders doesn’t make you sad inside. You start with a protein base of your choice (beef, jidori chicken, tofu, etc) and then move down the line adding in an assortment of vegetables and sides like forbidden rice with caramelized leeks, pineapple kimchi, and sambal salsa verde. Our favorite dish, however, is the sweet and spicy green curry eggplant casserole. And yes, if you don’t get another side, they will give you a double portion.
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