Favorite Posts from August 27 – September 2, 2012

Pizza Atlanta

Antico Pizza is apparently expanding their Neapolitan approach from ATL to LAX.

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

Caroline on Crack

On August 27, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla reported, New Seven Grand San Diego Debuts: What’s Different Here?. Two differences are that they house “double the beer taps” and have “NO STAIRS to fall down.”

Eater LA

On August 31, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Atlanta’s Lauded Antico Pizza Napoletana is Coming to LA.

On August 30, Eater LA contributor Esther Tseng contributed to the website’s Front & Center series, “a series highlighting front of the house professionals” and covered Naomi Schimek of The Spare Room. As Tseng wrote, “If Dita Von Teese were a bartender, she’d be Naomi.”

On August 27, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang contributed to the website’s Front & Center series, “a series highlighting front of the house professionals” and covered Mathilio Quintana of Apple Pan, who’s from Michoacan and started at the Westside institution in 1987

LA Times

On September 1, LA Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila reported, Chefs roam the globe for fun and research, including adventures from Casey Lane, Josef Centeno, Michael Voltaggio and more.

LA Weekly

On August 30, Squid Ink contributor Sarah Bennett shared a Q & A With Paige Reilly of Mohawk Bend: Mohawk Bend’s Role in L.A. Craft Beer, Back to School Beer Classes + Paying It Forward. The “Beer Champion” discusses Mohawk Bend’s “Back to School” Beer Classes, which take place on September 10, 17 and 24.

On August 30, Squid Ink contributor Rachael Narins shared her picks for the 10 Best Meatballs in Los Angeles.

On August 27, Squid Ink contributor Emma Courtland considered the 10 Best Paletas in Los Angeles, including La Michoacana’s prune pop, La Flor de Michoacan’s coconut pop, Cascada Refrescante’s cucumber-chile pop, and Aaron Stein-Chester’s photos.

Midtown Lunch

On August 29, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks asked and answered, How Excited Should Santa Monica Be For Hummus Bar Express?

OC Weekly

OC Weekly staffers Gustavo Arellano, Edwin Goei, Dave Lieberman and Shuji Sakai joined forces to share Orange County’s best noodle dishes in a cover story titled, It’s a Noodle Affair, including Egypt’s koushari, Thailand’s pad kee mao, and Japan’s udon.


Joshua Lurie

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

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