Favorite Posts from January 9 – 15, 2012

Chef Los Angeles

Nicci Piscitelli’s Drunken Udder ice cream was one of the stars at Wednesday’s dineLA Restaurant Week launch party, drawing people to their table with alcohol-infused flavors like saffron-candied ginger-Southern Comfort.

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

Caroline on Crack

On January 11, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla shared her latest Blog Bite, titled A Tale of Two Manhattans at Ray’s and Stark Bar, starring sommelier/mixologist Paul Sanguinetti and Social Domain founder John Colletti.


On January 11, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng shared her latest First Taste, titled Cooks County Serves Stellar Mains, including Pacific seafood soup, braised beef cheeks and wood-grilled duck breast.

Eater LA

On January 12, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Wolfslair German Gastropub Opening Tonight in Hollywood, Jamie Lauren at the Stove, occupying the former Café Wa s space.

The Huffington Post

On January 13, self-deprecating Night + Market chef Kris Yenbamroong went live with his first story for the Huffington Post, titled Keep It Simple, Stupid! How to Make a Rice Cream Sundae.

LA Times

On January 14, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt reported about the launch party for the 5th season of dineLA Restaurant Week, in particular, her latest Obsession: Drunken Udder alcohol-infused ice cream, including flavors from Nicci Piscitelli like saffron candied ginger Soco.

On January 9, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock posed 5 Questions for Giselle Wellman, the executive chef of Petrossian West Hollywood.

LA Weekly

On January 12, LA Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Gold Reviews Westfield Culver City Food Court, including KyoChon, 101 Noodle Express, Five Guys and more.

On January 11, Squid Ink contributor Steven Armstrong reported Golden Road Brewing Introduces Craft Beer Cans to L.A. County, starting with their Hefeweizen and Point the Way IPA.

Taste Terminal

On January 5, Taste Terminal editor Lucas Li reported Petrossian Restaurant serving Foie Gras menu during dineLA Restaurant Week, with the option of adding caviar presentation.


Joshua Lurie

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

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