Find links to some interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.
Caroline on Crack
On August 20, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla posed a crucial question: Does Jones Hollywood Have the Best Apple Pie in LA? She joined Eric “ET” Tecosky for a cast iron skillet and an Erin Rose coffee cocktail for research’s sake.
On August 24, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Feed Body + Soul Continues to Prep for Fall Launch. Marcos Tello will oversee the “organic drinks program” and chef Matt Dickson is handling the “health oriented menu.”
On August 23, Eater LA editor Kat Odell went “One Year In” with Waylynn Lucas and Nancy Truman of fōnuts. Marcos Tello will oversee the “organic drinks program” and chef Matt Dickson is handling the “health oriented menu.”
On August 22, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Scoops on York Soft Scooping in Highland Park.
On August 21, in an installment of Eater Tracking, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Workshop Kitchen + Bar Ready for Palm Springs in Sept. Food comes from chef Michael Beckman and bar manager Rene Dominguez is furnishing “intoxicants.”
On August 21, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang presented, A Handy Guide to LA’s Most Iconic Drinks, including Tom Bergin’s Irish Coffee, Library Bar’s Last Tango in Modena, Craftsman 1903 at Lucky Baldwin’s, and a map.
Grub Street LA
On August 22, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Wood & Vine Takes On Chicken & Waffles For Southern Sundays. For example, on September 2, he’s making a Louisiana style Labor Day Weekend Oyster Roast.
On August 21, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki shared 20 Things We Vaguely Recall Learning at Downtown’s Craft Beer Crawl. For example, “Strand Brewing Co.’s Cask-brewed Double Citra IPA, a deep-gold, honey-hued ale with flotsam and jetsam drifting through the glass like stray sea monkeys, is a strong way to start.” “If you drop something, those same people will probably laugh and point at you. Double that if you fall on your face while trying to cross a Downtown street.” And, “Tacos and a big bottle of water are as good as anything else to cure what ails you.”
On August 24, Squid Ink staffer Garrett Snyder reported, Cocohodo Opens in Koreatown: Hodo Kwaja, or Walnut Pastries, Gangnam Style!.
On August 20, Squid Ink staffer Garrett Snyder reported, A Sichuan Cold Table Primer: What’s in All Those Stainless Steel Tubs?
On August 24, OC Weekly staffer Dave Lieberman reported about a burgeoning Tijuana coffee company in a post titled, Los Dioses de la Cafeina: Das Cortez.
On August 23, Table Conversation founder Barbara Hansen reviewed One Last Ramadan Buffet at Mamounia. Rabat native Souad El Khantouri prepared lamb with prunes, almonds, saffron and ginger; chicken with olives and preserved lemons; “small crisp semolina cakes and bubbly pancakes,” plus more.