Favorite Posts from January 30 – February 5, 2012
LA Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila reported that local legend Wolfgang Puck is getting a lifetime achievement award from the James Beard Foundation.
Here are links to some of the more interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the last week:
On January 30, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla provided a forecast for Roy Choi’s Sunny Spot in a review headlined It’s Always Sunny on Washington Blvd, adding “everything about the colorful Shabby Chic venue evokes a smile.”
On February 3, Cool Hunting contributor Julie Wolfson wrote about Sourcing fruits for Jessica Koslow’s line of boutique preserves, SQIRL jam, complete with a trip to Mud Creek Ranch in Santa Paula.
On February 1, Eater LA editor Kat Odell shared “new details” in a post titled Jet Tila Waxes Poetic on The Charleston.
On January 30, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported IDG Opening Two Restos in Shuttered Hamburger Hamlet: Italian with Gino Angelini & Fine Dining Chinese.
On January 31, LA Mag staffer Jennifer Aceto wrote about the upcoming Food GPS Lamb Showdown in a post titled Sheep Showdown with Walter Manzke and the Sotto Chefs.
On January 31, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki wrote about the upcoming Food GPS Lamb Showdown in a post titled Manzke and Sotto Slice a Little Lamb at The Inaugural Lamb Showdown.
On January 31, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock wrote about the upcoming Food GPS Lamb Showdown in her 3 Events: Lamb Showdown; Common Grains; American Menu.
On January 31, LA Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila wrote about Chefly awards, including a big one for Mr. Puck. The “big one” is a lifetime achievement award from the James Beard Foundation.
On February 3, Squid Ink contributor Jenn Garbee shared the Top 5 Reasons to Join a Homebrew Club including Club Meetings (Read: An excuse to drink beer), Road Trips (Read: An excuse to drink beer) and Parties (Read: An excuse to drink beer).
On February 2, LA Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Gold reviewed Shanghai No. 1 Seafood Village in San Gabriel, calling it “the most ambitious Chinese restaurant to open in Los Angeles in a decade” before describing a number of dishes both oceanic and otherwise.
On January 31, Squid Ink editor Amy Scattergood wrote about the upcoming Food GPS Lamb Showdown in a post titled Food GPS’ Lamb Showdown: In Which Walter Manzke, Steve Samson & Zach Pollack Cook You a Lamb Dinner.
On February 3, Taste Terminal contributor Rachel Snyder reported on Haven’s Holy Trinity: brewery, craveable cuisine, and groovy gastropubm adding a video interview with host Jace Milstead, co-owner Wil Dee and brewmaster David Larsen.
On February 1, for his latest installment of The Dish, Taste Terminal founder Stan Lee posted about Monta Japanese Noodle House: Pork Belly Bowl.