Follow these links to interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.
On January 25, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng files a Food Trend Watch Post titled, For the Love For Finger Limes touting takes on the “little roundlings” at Cube, the Roosevelt Hotel’s Library Bar and the Valerie Confections booth at the Hollywood Farmers Market.
On January 27, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reports, Bouchon Bakery Beverly Hills, It’s (Finally) A Go!. Apparently “construction should begin in March” and “Management speculates a spring debut.”
On January 25, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reports Michael Cardenas Snags Beacon, Hires Former El Bulli Chef, Spanish Concept to Come.
On January 27, LA Times Deputy Food Editor Betty Hallock explored Jo Stougaard’s “mouth-watering mission to sample all 300 menu items at Hollywood eatery Jitlada.”.
On January 28, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin offered A Peek Into Sotto’s Hand-Built Neapolitan Pizza Oven, including photos of third-generation oven-builder Stefano Ferrara, who’s started building the oven last weekend for chefs Steve Samson and Zach Pollack.
On January 27, Squid Ink contributor Dommy Gonzalez reports on Bicycle & Gogi: Where to Find Korean BBQ, The Perfect Smoker, Instant Ramen + Spam, a new “fusion” of “Texas-style barbecue and Korean marinated meat” from owner Jesse Kim.
On January 29, Matthew “Mattatouille” Kang shared his take on Taco Task Force #4: Carnitas Tacos, sharing some of his signature photos and providing highlights from the five-stop crawl with Bill Esparza, the “master of all things Mexican food.”
On January 24, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks declared, Pita Way’s Schnitzel/Shawarma Combo is One of the Best Sandwiches I’ve Ever Eaten, starting his write-up by recounting a conversation we had at his “new office.”
On January 26, Shauna, The Minty, recaps her group’s Pupusa Crawl Along Beverly, which included a stop at Jaragua and their surprise cocktails courtesy of Andrew “The Alchemist.”