Favorite Posts from June 27 – July 3, 2011

Ice Cream Los Angeles

Sprinkles expands their focus beyond cupcakes with ice cream in flavors like red velvet.

Follow these links to interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.

Drink Eat Travel

On June 21, DET team member Cambria Griffith posted about A Well-Balanced Weekend: Portland, OR. She highlighted breakfast at Broder, beer at Apex, tapas at Toro Bravo and “booze via bicycle,” to name just four experiences.

Eater LA

On July 1, Eater LA operative Daniela Galarza reported Marcel Vigneron, Guy Starkman, and Darren Dzienciol Will Open The Sherbourne in the former Jerry’s Deli patio space.

On June 27, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Sprinkles Enters New Territory with Red Velvet Ice Cream. This marks a departure for the cupcakery that launched in Beverly Hills in 2005.

Gourmet Pigs

On July 1, Gourmet Pigs founder Fiona Chandra shared The Aviary Kitchen Table Experience, a $165 10-course cocktail tasting inside the “cage.”

LA Times

On July 1, LA Times writer Caitlin Keller shared details on the opening of Früute in West Hollywood, featuring “edible works of art.”

LA Weekly

On June 30, Squid Ink contributor Jason Bernstein wrote about The Problem of the Price of Beer at Dodger Stadium, where he debates the merits of the smaller versus larger sizes of game-time beer.

On June 27, Squid Ink contributor Daniel Drennon shared his impressions of 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill: Beer Lover’s Paradise…in Alhambra, calling it “one of the five best beer bars in a 500-square mile city with hundreds of beer bars.”


Mattatouille founder Matthew Kang returned to Koreatown and had a good experience at Jun Won Restaurant, discussing how Korean food provides “nourishment for life” before describing “serious home cooking.”

Street Gourmet LA

On June 30, Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza shared his experience at the Los Angeles Magazine Pupu Throwdown: Neal Fraser vs. Mark Gold, saying, “Let’s Get Ready to Pupu!!!” In the process, he references an SPAM banh mi, Freddy Krueger and a memorably edible dress.


Joshua Lurie

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

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