Favorite Posts from April 9 – 15, 2012

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


On April 10, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng reported about Los Angeles Bars That Don’t Belong. For example, Del Monte Speakeasy is “located in Venice, but feels like you’re in Silver Lake.”

Eater LA

On April 13, Eater LA associate editor Daniela Galarza reported Greenbar Collective Sets Up Distillery Downtown.

On April 11, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Roy Choi and Beastie Boys’ Mike D Stage DTown Pop-Up. Choi apparently said he would “step further into an exploration of flavor and straight gangster love.”

On April 9, Eater LA associate editor Daniela Galarza reported Isla Cocina Pilipina Serves Filipino-Style Lechon and More.


On April 9, KCET contributor Lesley Balla reported, The Soul of Berliner’s Lives On at Umamicatessen, referring to a restaurant that predates Adam Fleischman’s latest venture.


On April 11, LAist editor Lindsay William-Ross reported, L.A. Creamery’s Limited Edition Flavors Honor Red Hot Chili Peppers & Guns N’ Roses.

LA Mag Digest

On April 12, LA Mag writer Jennifer Aceto encouraged readers, Oink to End Hunger at Wilshire on April 22, with proceeds from a pig roast benefiting Share Our Strength.

LA Times

On April 14, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock profiled, The taste-maker behind Joan’s on Third.

On April 13, LA Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila reported about an online food-focused video series in a post titled, Now streaming on Netflix: Chow on This TED Talks, including Dan Barber and Mark Bittman.

LA Weekly

On April 13, Squid Ink contributor Adam Gropman reported about Sara O’Donnell and the Making of “Average Betty”, who has sponsorship agreements with the potato, turkey, honey and avocado boards, and is part of the YouTube “Partner” program.

On April 13, Squid Ink contributor Bill Esparza shared, El Rincon Usuluteco: A Review of Salvadoran Cuisine’s Most Harmonic Trio. Yes, he’s referring to yuca con pescaditos.


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