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 discussed Vincenzo Marianella and Joseph Brooke’s upgrades to a downtown stalwart in a post titled DeKuyper Be Gone: A New Cocktail Program at Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse.
Deep End Dining
On July 1, Deep End Dining founder Eddie Lin delves even further into the bowels of Taiwan, where he finds, Duck Blood. Old Sichuan Hot Pot Restaurant. Kaosiung City, Taiwan..
On June 29, Eater LA editor Kat Odell goes Inside Thierry Perez’s L’Epicerie Market Opening in Culver City, which will evidently involve a coffee bar and ice cream station, area for prepared hot foods,” and much more.
On June 29, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza revealed that Bann Restaurant Now Serving Modern Korean. The K-town restaurant is owned by Young Sook Choi, who already delivered Woo Lae Oak to L.A. and NYC.
On June 28, restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila shares her, Early Bird: Waterloo & City in Culver City, discussing the “gutsy and irresistible” charcuterie, “pint of shrimp with brown bread and butter,” and Manchester quail, declaring, “I can’t think of anything quite like it in all of Los Angeles.”
On July 1, Squid Ink contributor Caroline Pardilla continues her happy hour series, focusing on Bar Bouchon in Beverly Hills. She decides that “Regardless of whether you just had a hard day at work or a long day of shopping, staring out at that grassy lawn while a French waiter coos in your ear is the perfect way to cap off a tough 9-to-5.”
Street Gourmet LA
On June 30, food seeking missile Bill Esparza of Street Gourmet LA tackles Tacos Arandas, East Los Angeles,CA: Real Taquero Tradition from the Highlands of Jalisco, including “the keeper of the trompo,” an action-packed “comal de acero’ and market-fresh salsas.