Favorite Posts from January 28 – February 3, 2013

Ramen Los Angeles

Do you know where your favorite ramen noodles come from? Betty Hallock does.

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

Beer Search Party

On January 31, Beer Search Party founder Sean Inman posted his opinions about beer festival attendees getting “hammered. Blotto. Whatever you want to call it” in The Firkin for January 2013.

Caroline on Crack

On January 29, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla reported, Playa Rivera Debuts New Mexi-China Cocktails by Julian Cox and Jeremy Lake, including an Opium cocktail that apparently pairs well with Playa’s spring rolls.

DTLA Rising

On January 28, DTLA Rising founder Brigham Yen reported, City Tavern from Culver City to Open Flagship Location at FIGat7th in Downtown LA, complete with a projected fall 2013 opening.

Eater LA

On January 29, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang shared Where to Find the Most Expensive Dishes in LA, including Wagyu ribeye at CUT, grilled lobster with aji Amarillo Bechamel at Picca, and whole roasted branzino at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air.


On January 28, LAist Food editor Krista Simmons shared her Q&A With The Founders of L.A. River Brewing Company . Actually, it’s one founder, Jessica Marshall, who discusses her “motley crew of brew,” Kickstarter, Pacific Pale-isades Pale Ale and our Silverlake Hopster IPA.

LA Mag

On January 31, LA Mag contributor Bill Esparza shared his picks for The Very Best Latin American Sodas, including Belizean Irish Moss vanilla drink, Cuban TuCola and Salvadoran Kolashampan in a post titled Poppin’ Bottles.

On January 31, LA Mag dining editor Lesley Bargar Suter reported, , referring to Mark Gold’s nearly two months with René Redzepi in Copenhagen.

LA Times

On February 1, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock shared, Sun Noodle, the super bowl for ramen chefs. The Compton-based facility produces 160 varieties of noodles for many of the leading L.A. ramen shops.

LA Weekly

On January 29, Squid Ink contributor Jennifer Swann shared, Cafeina Galeria: A New Silver Lake Spot With “One Bitchin’ Espresso Machine” from gallery owner John Ownes.

On January 28, Squid Ink contributor Sarah Bennett reported, Q&A with Jeffers Richardson of Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks: Live Ales, Oak Wine Barrels + California’s Newest Beer Destination.

OC Weekly

On February 1, Stick a Fork in It contributor Bill Esparza reported on Wendlandt Brewery, Ensenada B.C.-The Baja Craft Beer Scene Looks to the International Market.


Joshua Lurie

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

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