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Recession Obsession: Oinkin' Tacos Downtown

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A Recession Obsession is, 1) a meal so great that it sticks in your mind long after digestion's end, and, 2) plays nice with your sensitive wallet. Is there a better place than Los Angeles to eat a wide variety of amazing food that so happens to be inexpensive? Probably not. We're as lucky as we are well fed. We last obsessed over Rainy Day Ramen, and LA's Most Famous Hot Dog. Today, we obsess...

Downtown LA’s Grand Central Market is a Recession Obsession institution. If you’ve never been, grab a crisp five dollar bill, and you’ll purchase a great meal. Grab a crisp ten dollar bill and you’ll find that nirvana known as Food Coma.

Today’s five dollar bill should be spent either, by a Grand Central Market veteran (there are many -- it's been open for about a hundred years,) or, someone who really loves and appreciates pig. Any part of the pig, really, other than fingernails. (Though, if grilled correctly, with some salsa roja, those could be good.)

The Grand Central Market’s Las Morelianas stall is LAist’s latest Recession Obsession.