Favorite Posts from April 1-7, 2013

Chef Los Angeles

Bäco Mercat and Bar Amá aren’t enough for Josef Centeno in DTLA’s Old Bank District.

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

Beer Search Party

On April 5, in Session #74, Beer Search Party founder Sean Inman discussed, Finding Beer Balance, including tips he employs.


Discover Los Angeles editor Daniel Djang shared an interesting guide to Mad Men Locations in Los Angeles, including Bar Keeper, Cicada Restaurant and Los Angeles Athletic Club.


On April 4, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng reported, Pingtung Brings Pan-Asian Café Favorites to Melrose, praising “excellent Spicy Miso Tonkotsu Ramen” and “multitude” of teas.


On April 1, EatMX founder Barbara Hansen wrote about Trying My Hand at Tepache, enjoying the fermented pineapple beverage at Restaurante La Guadalupana and providing a cocktail recipe.

Eater LA

On April 5, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang provided a peak at Bar & Garden, a Charming Wine Shop in Culver City. The business from Lauren Johnson and Marissa Mandel is demonstrating “a commitment toward natural, organic, non-GMO, and pesticide-free wines and spirits.”

On April 5, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Josef Centeno Opening 3rd Dtown Resto: Orsa & Winston, which will supposedly serve Italian small plates.

Grub Street LA

On April 5, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki shared, Six Stellar Spots To See a Show With Your Meal in Los Angeles, including, Don’t Tell Mama, El Cid and The Federal Bar.


On April 5, LAist Food editor Krista Simmons shared, The Best Breakfast Spots in the San Fernando Valley, including Cici’s, Steam Punk Coffee Bar & Kitchen, and Vip’s Café.

LA Mag

On April 5, LA Mag Digest contributor Bill Esparza had some interesting thoughts on, On Street Food Cleanliness.

OC Weekly

On April 5, OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano shared his thoughts on So Cal Restaurant Show, Jet Tila’s Radio Show, Broadcast from Angels Stadium.

Table Conversation

On April 5, Table Conversation founder Barbara Hansen shared her Appetizer of the Week: Tanzore’s Tuna. She wrote, “Eating this, it’s hard to imagine you’re on Restaurant Row in Beverly Hills and not in some chic place in Mumbai, Kolkata or Delhi.”


Joshua Lurie

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

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