Favorite Posts from January 23 – 29, 2012

Brewery San Francisco

Taste Terminal spotlighted the head brewer from San Francisco’s 21st Amendment Brewery Cafe.

Here are links to some of the more interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the last week:

e*star LA

On January 24, E*star LA founder Esther Tseng reported Bäco Mercat Steps Up the Savory, touting dishes like the Brussels sprout “Caesar salad” and Szechuan chicken “ribs.”

Eater LA

On January 26, Eater LA editor Kat Odell updated the Sushi Nozawa Saga in a post titled Nozawa to Retire, sugarFISH Studio City En Route.

On January 23, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Certified Open: Patina Alum Opens Baguetier Bakery in Huntington Beach.

LA Times Food

On January 26, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt wrote about an epidemic in a story titled When diners’ eyes feast on their cellphones. Il Covo has taken the issue to extremes, as they’ve “begun offering diners small plates to hold their phones in order to shield them from potential spills and dinner debris.”

LA Weekly

On January 27, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin reported about Korean Cheesesteak & Bacon Doughnuts at Café Dulce in Little Tokyo.

On January 24, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen wrote about the Flat White at Two Guns Espresso, which owners Andrew Stanisich and Craig Oram make using Caffe Vita coffee and Straus barista-grade organic milk in Manhattan Beach.

Street Gourmet LA

Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza may help to popularize the intersection of downtown’s Olympic & Central, as he did for Boyle Heights’ Breed Street, in a post titled Mercado Olympic – L.A.’s Next Street Food Star, telling tales of Pueblan guisados, Michoacan-style huaraches and Hidalgan lamb barbacoa.

Taste Terminal

On January 27, Taste Terminal founder Stan Lee reported on the Emergence of Japanese microbreweries, Sierra Nevada’s new brewery plans to create over 200 jobs.

On January 25, Taste Terminal founder Stan Lee posted 5 questions with 21st Amendment’s head brewer Zamco – Plus a list of all Zambo’s must visit S.F. destinations.


Joshua Lurie

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

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