Favorite Posts from July 30 – August 5, 2012

Chef Los Angeles

According to Eater LA, Evan Funke is headed west to open a restaurant in the Helms Bakery complex.

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

Caroline on Crack

On August 2, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla shared The 7th Blogiversary Speech You Probably Won’t Hear Tonight prior to her party at Formosa Cafe.

Eater LA

On August 3, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang reported, Verve Coffee Building a Roasting Facility in Arts District. The Santa Cruz based company will share space with District Millworks.

On August 2, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang reported, Tierra Mia Brews in Downtown’s Historic Core Today. They’ve got a La Marzocco Strada (“the Cadillac of espresso machines”) and specialty drinks like horchata-infused lattes and Mocha Mexicano, “made with intense Guadalajaran chocolate.”

On July 31, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang reported, Evan Funke Snags Former Beacon Space for New Resto. The Santa Cruz based company will share space with District Millworks.

On July 30, Eater LA shared, A Day in the Life of Sweet Rose Creamery’s Ice Cream Maker Shiho Yoshikawa.

Eating LA

On August 4, Eating LA founder Pat Saperstein provided compelling commentary about the Guy Fieri effect in a post titled, Roadfood’s ruin: What hath Guy Fieri wrought? This followed a trip to New England, the land of George Bush and $18, cash only lobster rolls.

Grub Street LA

On July 31, in honor of the London Olympics, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki rounded up 10 Brilliant Places to Go For British Food and Drink in L.A., including Waterloo & City, The Pikey and The Parish.

LA Mag

On July 31, Los Angeles magazine editor Elina Shatkin shared, Tips to Surviving Tales of the Cocktail 2012, where “you’ll hear the word ‘spirit’ more often than at a high school cheerleading competition.”
LA Weekly

LA Weekly

On July 30, Squid Ink contributor Clarissa Wei reported about 626 Night Market, Part 2: Stinky Tofu, More Space + Another One Soon.


Joshua Lurie

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

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