Favorite Posts from April 8-14, 2013

Italian Food Los Angeles

Emily Schuman and I apparently agree on several favorite restaurants, including Sotto.

Here are links to some interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the last week:

Caroline on Crack

On April 8, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla covered Freddy Smalls’ Cocktails, Take 2: New Bar Guy, New Program, discussing upgrades from Johan Stein, who replaced Dave Fleisher in February. She now recommends drinks like the Bay Ridge and Corsita.

Cupcakes and Cashmere

On April 10, Cupcakes and Cashmere founder Emily Schuman shared her Guide to L.A.: Favorite Eats.

Eater LA

On April 9, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza asked, Should Chefs Care About What Food Writers Think? Writers and Chefs weighed in, including me.

On April 8, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, David Bernahl, Rob Weakley Take Towne Food & Drink.

On April 8, Eater LA editor Kat Odell shared a Coming Attraction: Milk Jar Cookies, a Cookie and Locally Sourced Milk Place, including 14 flavors daily from husband and wife team Courtney Cowan and Adam Tiller.

LA Mag

On April 12, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla shared 10 Things I Learned About Drinking at Pebble Beach Food & Wine, including, “Ice cubes in wine is adorable,” and, “Booze makes everything better.”

On April 9, LA Mag Digest contributor Caroline Pardilla reported, 5 Wine Myths Busted based on her experience at Pebble Beach Food & Wine. Two myths include: “Aerators are the best way to decant your wine,” and “Red wines should not be chilled.”

On April 9, LA Mag Digest contributor Bill Esparza covered Tortas Ahogadas Guadalajara for his latest taste of Vitamina T.

On April 8, LA Mag Digest contributor Eddie Lin asked, What the Pho?! before writing about Allumette’s Pho-less Pho. Lin describes “a bold, fun re-imagining of the classic soup.”

LA Times

On April 11, LA Times Food contributor John Rerive asked and answered, Which brew goes with Dodger Dogs? You have some crafty choices.

LA Weekly

On April 11, LA Weekly dining editor Amy Scattergood reported, John Sedlar’s Critically Acclaimed Playa May Be Closed, But With Rivera and His Museum Tamal, He’s Still Cooking.

Street Gourmet LA

On April 13, Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza reported, The First Annual Tacolandia drops on 6/23 at the Hollywood Palladium. Come Join the LA Weekly and I for the Ultimately L.A. Taco Party.


Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie founded FoodGPS in 2005. Read about him here.

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