Favorite Posts from April 16 – 22, 2012

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Mohawk Bend is part of a multi-stop bike tour to help fund pediatric cancer research.

Find links to some favorite posts from L.A. food writers over the past week, from April 16 – 22, 2012.

Caroline on Crack

On April 20, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla posted about Where Juice Bar Meets Cocktails: 8 Health-Conscious Cocktails, including Napa Valley Grille’s Jolly Green Machine and Pour Vous’ Sur La Mer.

Eater LA

On April 20, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Casey Lane’s Itri Takes Over For Angeli Caffe in June. As she said, “The casual pasta shop will serve 14-15 varieties of house-made pasta and offer an octopus rotisserie.”

Grub Street

On April 19, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Sriracha and Beer Unite For Charity at “Hops and Heat”, describing an April 26 event at Library Alehouse that benefits Share Our Strength.

On April 16, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, (626) Night Market Proves Too Popular for Pasadena Street,

LA Times

On April 20, LA Times Food editor Russ Parsons reported, Rock star butcher Dario Cecchini blows his horn at Valentino, reporting on a butchering class and dinner starring the roving Tuscan meat man.

On April 20, LA Times food editor Russ Parsons sent a “Postcard from Hawaii” about Peter Merriman, the aloha Alice Waters.

LA Weekly

On April 20, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen reported about B3: Bike, Brunch and Booze for Charity”, covering a June 16 bike ride between Tonys’s Darts Away, Golden Road Brewing and Mohawk Bend that benefits the Pablove Foundation, which helps fund pediatric cancer research.

On April 17, Squid Ink contributor Eddie Lin wrote about, Asian Lanka: Finding Sri Lanka’s Culinary Identity in Reseda, where he touts lump rice, pittu and kottu roti.


On April 16, Mattatouille founder Matthew Kang reviewed Hae Jang Chon in Koreatown, finding some praise for “what might be the most commodized meal in L.A. – the all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue.”

Table Conversation

On April 19, Table Conversation founder Barbara Hansen reported on Finding New Tastes at Wat Thai in North Hollywood, including kaffir lime trees and sweet basil.


Joshua Lurie

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

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