Follow these links to read my favorite posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.
Caroline on Crack
On June 30, Caroline on Crack founder Carolina Pardilla profiles Drago Centro’s People’s Cocktail Winner: Jeni Afuso of Oishii Eats.
On July 7, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng shares her thoughts on Momed: A Modern Take On Mediterranean, triggering appetites with her photo of Pide with Ohanyan spicy soujuk sausage, red onion, and piquillo peppers with halloumi cheese.
EAT: LA co-editor Jenn Garbee enjoys Anisette Lunch, where “one of L.A.’s most beloved Frenchmen, Alain Giraud, is offering up his riff on haute French classics for a crazy $16. For three courses.”
On July 9, Eater LA editor Kat Odell shares Details on Mattie’s Southern Kitchen, The Restaurant, which will evidently involve “a larger menu with regular specials and all that good stuff.” So says owner Chris Rattican.
On July 7, Eater LA editor Kat Odell posted a Massive Plywood Report, sharing sketches Obika, Robata Jinya and UnPhoGettable, to name just three pending openings.
On July 10, Eating LA founder Pat Saperstein “formulated a few guidelines for finding a great pizza” in a post titled Eating LA’s Rules of Pizza Engagement.
On July 9, LA Times staff writer Jessica Gelt reports on Bar Crawl: The Musso & Frank martini, sharing her thoughts on one of life’s simple pleasures.
On July 6, Squid Ink contributor Dommy Gonzalez shares news about Fab Hot Dogs 2.0 in a post titled The Eagle’s New Perch. Joe Fabrocini and Susie Speck Mayor moved to a larger location and
“former secret menu items” are now front and center.
L.A. and O.C. Foodventures
On July 7, L.A. and O.C. Foodventures founder H.C. goes on Foodventure No. 167, sharing his thoughts on Eagle Rock Brewery’s Libertine imperial witbier and Frysmith’s kimchi pork fries in a post titled not your everyday fries & beer.
On July 6, Savory Hunter founder Aaron Tell shares The Secret of Ab-Goost in his second installment about Westwood Persian restaurant Attari Sandwich Shop.
Street Gourmet LA
On July 6, food seeking missile Bill Esparza of Street Gourmet LA tackles taunts pork lovers everywhere in a post titled Deliciosa Lechona, Bogota, Colombia: Hog Heaven, Tolima Style.