Favorite Posts from August 1 – 7, 2011

Hot Dog Los Angeles

The Slaw Dogs is bringing their links beyond Pasadena, including a classic Chicago dog.

Explore links to some of the more interesting posts written by L.A. food writers over the past week.

Caroline on Crack

On August 5, Caroline on Crack co-founder Caroline Pardilla recapped the recent preview of the L.A. Craft Beer Crawl in a post titled The Beer Chicks Overhaul the 213 Downtown Bars’ Taps, describing their “intention of expanding LA’s beer culture and focusing on bars that need some more beer lovin’.”

Effing Dericious

On August 4, Effing Dericious founder Daniel shared his experience at LudoBites 7.0 – Los Angeles in words and pictures, including compressed pig’s head and cheddar, salt cod pannacotta with whipped fingerling potato and smoked tapioca and tandoori octopus.

Eater LA

On August 3, temporary Eater LA editor Daniela Galarza reported The Slaw Dogs Opens in Woodland Hills, Duarte.

On August 2, temporary Eater LA editor Daniela Galarza reported Xlixe Preps for Grand Opening, describing new Little Tokyo pizzas like The Forager and The Little Tokyo, topped with persimmon and rabbit.

LA Times

On August 7, LA Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Gold wrote an Op-Ed for the Times titled Shark fin soup: The taste of extinction, where he discusses the potential impact of the California Shark Protection Act.

On August 5, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt wrote about a recent experience at a certain Echo Park restaurant in a post titled Restaurant Diary: Lessons in love at Taix, where we learn the meaning of JAC.

LA Weekly

On August 5, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin shared Top 5 Food Festival Etiquette Rules, including the always important “One Sample Per Person.”

On August 4, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin reported that MexiKosher Opens on Kosher Corridor. She described dishes like grilled steak, schnitzel, Baja-style fish and guacamole.

Pleasure Palate

Pleasure Palate founder Abby Abanes implored readers to Please Support The Park’s Finest BBQ – P.S. They make the best Filipino-inspired BBQ in town!. Apparently owner Johneric Concordio is headed to Echo Park and he’s bringing options like ribs, chicken and cornbread bibingka.


On August 5, TOMOSTYLE founder Tomo Kurokawa shared her impressions of LA Gastronauts dinner at Elite Restaurant – Los Angeles.


Joshua Lurie

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

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