Favorite Posts from December 26, 2011 – January 1, 2012
Here are links to some of the more interesting posts written by L.A. food writers over the last week:
On December 26, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla wrote about Cold Comfort Cocktails: Roundup of Winter Cocktails in L.A., including Con Abuelita at 1886, TT of Man at Copa d’Oro, Oaxacan Holiday at Ray’s and Stark Bar, Earl the Pearl at The Roof on Wilshire and more.
On December 28, Eater LA editor Kat Odell posted Year in Eater picks for 2011’s Best Dining Neighborhood from Friends of Eater like me.
On December 27, Eater LA editor Kat Odell posted Year in Eater picks for Top Restaurant Standbys of 2011 from Friends of Eater like me.
On December 27, Eater LA editor Kat Odell posted Year in Eater picks for Top Restaurant Newcomers of 2011 from Friends of Eater like me.
On December 30, OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano posted his Top 5 Restaurants of 2011!, including Mitze’s Kountry Kitchen, The Crosby and Taco Maria.
On December 27, Stick a Fork in It contributor Dave Lieberman posted his Top 5 Restaurants of 2011!, including Vien Dong, Sol del Sur, Sushi Noguchi and Playground.
On December 29, LA Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila posted Where to Find Great Steaks, including CUT, Park’s BBQ and The Old Place.
On December 29, LA Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Gold shared his 10 Best Dishes of 2011, including M.B. Post, Playa and Robata Jinya.
On December 29, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen shared her impressions of The Year in Coffee: The Revolution Will Be Caffeinated.
On December 29, Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza posted an end of year retrospective titled 2011 in Street Food, Friends, Revolutions, Hotels and Melancholy Sips: Thanks for the Wake-Up Call. Esparza focuses more on the people he was dining with than the food and drink he consumed.
On December 19, Taste Terminal founder Stan Lee posted his new site’s Zen and the Art of Providence Winter Cocktails, starring Zahra Bates, a liquid “oyster” that’s part of her Protein Series, plus edible cocktails