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When Fashionistas Do Food: Jessica de Ruiter Hearts Cookbook in Echo Park

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Los Angeles has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we've asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around LA that we might not all know about. Cue the Beatles: We're about to get a little help from our friends.


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Stylist Jessica de Ruiter has held spots in the editorial departments of magazines such as Vogue, Teen Vogue, and WWD and has honed her skills working alongside styling icon Camilla Nickerson. She is now based out of Los Angeles working as a stylist and creative consultant, but in her downtime, she likes to get her food-on. She ventures to the ever-changing Cookbook, a little food market situated in Echo Park that features the cuisine showcased in a given cookbook each week. DIY with professional instructions?let’s go!

Cookbook is the most amazing little food market in Echo Park. They sell a variety of beautiful fresh produce from local farms as well as the most delicious prepared foods and pantry essentials. The best part is that each week they choose a different cookbook to feature and the prepared foods are made from the recipes in that book. Marta and Robert have a great eye and the space is super chic and the design impeccable.

Story by Yale Breslin

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1549 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA