Favorite Posts from August 13 – 19, 2012

Coffee Orange County

Portola Coffee Bar will soon offer barrel-aged Kyoto Old Fashioneds and liquid-nitrogen affogatos.

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

Caroline on Crack

On August 14, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla wrote about Working the Nightshift Cocktail at The Parish Los Angeles.


On August 15, Chowhound editor C. Thi Nguyen shared The Best Ramen in Los Angeles based on Chowhound boards.

Eater LA

On August 17, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang posted, 10 Things You Didn’t Know About…Christian Page of Short Order and Short Cake, including his favorite kitchen tool, his passion for squash, and his favorite book.

On August 14, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Ryan Sweeney Plus Crew Working on a Whiskey Bar in Pas, in the former Dish Bistro space.

Grub Street LA

On August 16, Grub Street LA took A Look at Rivera’s New Menu: The Hallucination.

LA Times

On August 17, the LA Times took 10 establishments into consideration when Crowning the croissant king of Los Angeles.

LA Weekly

On August 16, Squid Ink contributor Barbara Hansen suggested 5 Cold Drinks That Aren’t Lemonade: Milk Tea + Affogato, including Esaan’s melon tapioca drink, and La Nueva Fuente’s strawberry drink.

On August 14, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen wrote about Plow & Gun Coffee: Fresh Beans + Coffee Soda at the Altadena Farmers Market.

On August 14, Squid Ink contributor Clarissa Wei wrote about Five Chiuchow Restaurants in Los Angeles, including San Gabriel’s Kim Ky and Monterey Park’s Noodle Cafe.

OC Weekly

On August 14, Stick a Fork in It contributor Michelle Woo posed a Theorem: Portola’s Specialty Concept Bar For The Ultimate Coffee Nerd. The six-seat bar will promises “barista-driven craft coffee” by reservation only, including a barrel-aged Kyoto Old Fashioned, coffee flights, and a liquid-nitrogen affogato.


Joshua Lurie

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

Blog Comments

Nice links! I can see why they were your favorites. Still as timely as ever.

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