Favorite Posts from February 13 – 19, 2012

Bartender Los Angeles

Dave Kupchinsky was an accomplice on the soon-to-be-notorious Blogger Barhop 2012.

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

Caroline on Crack

On February 15, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla posted about Blogger Barhop 2012: Whirlwind Cocktail Tour With Nine LA Bars in One Night , including three stops including yours truly. Pretty epic.

Eater LA

On February 16, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported More Mexican For LA: La Condesa En Route to La Brea, building on the burgeoning chain’s success in Austin and the Napa Valley.

Grub Street

On February 9, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported Walter Manzke Lending a Hand to Short Cake’s Lunch Menu, working with Nancy Silverton and Christian Page on savory tartines.

LA Mag

On February 13, LA Mag staffer Jennifer Aceto reported, The Foundry on Melrose Debuts New Small Plates Menu, with Eric Greenspan and Nick Russo rolling out dishes like blood sausage with cheddar Guinness risotto and pears; and sweet potato spaetzle with pine nuts, Parmesan and wild mushrooms.

LA Times

On February 17, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock reported on One-night Test Kitchen at Short Order on Feb. 25, with the return of the mega pop-up starring burgers and sides from Christian Page, Walter Manzke, Ori Menashe, Adam Horton, and Kris Morningstar, plus cocktails from four bartenders, led by Julian Cox.

LA Weekly

On February 16, Squid Ink contributor Barbara Hansen reported, Café Livre Update: Dinner Starts Tomorrow, including seafood tagine, duck confit pastilla, and lamb mechoui.

On February 16, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin reported, Shaka Shack: A Burger You Should Know About, complete with Angus and “secret sauce.”

Street Gourmet LA

On February 13, Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza reported on City Night at Border Grill Downtown LA, February 29th, 2012: A Tale of Two Hot Tamales, including a Q&A with Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger.

Taste Terminal

On February 17, Taste Terminal founder Stan Lee posted about Brian Hunt of Moonlight Brewing’s philosophy on beer styles, complete with a video interview hosted by Jace Milstead.


Joshua Lurie

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

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