Favorite Posts from February 27 – March 4, 2012

Korean Food Los Angeles

Seongbukdong earned mentions in two prominent round-ups of top tastes in Koreatown.

Find links to some of the more interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.

Caroline on Crack

On February 27, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla posted a ColLaboration Winterfest Recap in a post titled Beer Geeks Unite, Pliny and Rare Beers, Blue Palms Revival. She used her connections to taste World Wide Stout and Pliny the Younger. Can anybody really blame her?

Eater LA

On February 28, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Deus ex Machina is Venice’s Hippest New “Machine” Shop Plus Café Serving Handsome Coffee.

On February 28, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang shared his 14 picks for Los Angeles’ Best Korean Cuisine in Koreatown, complete with Soban, Ham Ji Park, Seong Buk Dong and a handy map.

Grub Street

On February 28, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Black Hogg Opening in Silver Lake, Heywood’s Grilled Cheese to Follow


On February 28, LAist editor Lindsay William-Ross asked several ice cream pros a single question: What Would An Official Ice Cream of Los Angeles Taste Like?. Answers might surprise you.

LA Weekly

On March 2, for her final Squid Ink post, staffer Elina Shatkin went meta, issuing herself a Q&A in a post titled Elina Shatkin’s Exit Interview: Top 10 Questions for Food Writers. Questions include, “How do you feel about all those food bloggers?” and “What’s it like working with Jonathan Gold?”

On March 2, Shatkin posted Top 20 Things We Learned About L.A. From Vintage Menus, including “Children’s Menus Were Super Weird (And Frightening)” and “Mexcian Was More Exotic.”

On March 2, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen posted about 5 Koreatown Restaurants Open 24 Hours: Hangover Soup, including Hodori and BCD Tofu House.

On March 1, outgoing LA Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Gold posted an epic rundown of 60 Korean Dishes Every Angeleno Should Know. For instance: Wassada’s sashimi, Park’s ggot sal and Corner Place’s dongchimi gook soo.

Taste Terminal

On February 28, Taste Terminal founder Stan Lee shared a behind the scenes look at Taco Asylum’s Ghost Chili Pork Taco, on March 12.


Joshua Lurie

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

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