Favorite Posts from December 31, 2012 – January 6, 2013

Korean Food Los Angeles

Park's owner Jenee Kim has gone casual at Figat7th with Oleego. Will her premium concept translate downtown?

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

Beer Search Party

On January 4, Beer Search Party founder Sean Inman discusses bloggers and brewing in Session #71.

On January 3, Beer Search Party founder Sean Inman reported, Winter (and Beer) is Coming. Game of Thrones fans, this news should come as a surprise.

Caroline on Crack

On January 5, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla shared, My 50 Favorite Cocktails of 2012, complete with photos of each glass. Epic.

Eater LA

On January 4, Eater LA associate editor Daniela Galarza reported, Finally! A Puerto Rican Restaurant in Los Angeles. Luis Castro is opening Old San Juan in Atwater Village.

On January 4, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Wildcraft Sourdough Pizza Hits Culver City Late January, from Abigaile owner Jed Sanford and chef Tin Vuong.

Grub Street LA

On January 4, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki shared a First Look Into Oleego By Park’s BBQ, Now Open at Downtown’s Figat7th.

On January 3, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki shared, What Jason Travi is Cooking at littlefork, Open Tomorrow in Hollywood.

The Huffington Post

On January 2, Huffington Post LA shared, Best Pork Dishes in Los Angeles: 2012’s Tastiest Piggy Treats (PHOTOS).

Kevin Eats

On January 6, Kevin Eats shared his impressions of Ceviche Nights (Los Angeles, CA), calling the dinner with Ricardo Zarate, Bryant Ng, Kris Yenbamroong and Hourie Sahakian a “strong meal.”

LA Mag

On January 4, LA Mag Digest contributor Caroline Pardilla went “Behind the Bartender” with Paul Sanguinetti of Ray’s & Stark Bar.

On January 1, LA Mag Digest went deep with all five staffers/contributors in a post titled, Looking Forward & Looking Back: Food & Drink in 2012 and 2013.

LA Times Fod

On January 3, LA Times Food deputy editor Betty Hallock reported, David LeFevre to open Fishing With Dynamite in Manhattan Beach, with 30 seats, a block from the beach.

LA Weekly

On December 31, Squid Ink contributor Jim Thurman reported, 2012 San Gabriel Valley Food Trends, including Northern Chinese fare, Korean food, and hot pots.


On January 2, Zagat LA editor Lesley Balla signaled a “Lunch Alert,” reporting, Guisados Now Slinging Tacos in Echo Park.


Joshua Lurie

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

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