Favorite Posts from June 4 – 10, 2012

Seafood Tijuana

La Palmera made the cut in Bill Esparza’s round-up of Sinaloan seafood restaurants for OC Weekly.

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

Eater LA

On June 8, Eater LA associate editor Daniela Galarza reported, ROFL Cafe Opens in Moscow and WeHo This Month featuring Intelligentsia coffee and a “celebrity chef.”

Gourmet Pigs

On June 8, Gourmet Pigs founder Fiona Chandra posted a review of Anchor Bar (Buffalo, NY): Home of the Original Buffalo Wings, which included a bucket of “super mild” wings and another Buffalo specialty, beef on weck.

Grub Street LA

On June 8, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Lazy Ox Says “Forget Foie” With Two-Night Menu of Potential Alternatives, including corn soup with whipped coconut cream and crispy pork liver, and crispy rabbit liver with hearts of palm, dandelion and arugula avocado emulsion.

On June 4, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki shared, What You Missed at The Wilshire’s Foie Festival, including Vartan Abgaryan’s bacon-wrapped rabbit with a foie crepinette, a Mark Peel toast to Paul Bocuse and Nyesha Arrington’s dessert of foie gras with black pepper, carrot cake and nasturtium.

LA Mag

Los Angeles mag editor Elina Shatkin reported, Smohk Brings Smoked Bread to L.A.. Founders Ricard Carrera-Lowe and Stefan Doomanis use “mostly oak and hickory with a touch of mesquite” to produce boules that are “a few degrees shy of sourdough with a rich smoky essence.”

LA Times

On June 10, LA Times contributor Charles Perry illuminated some Aztec folklore concerning green cheese in a post titled Yum Scum.

On June 8, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock reported Golden State teams with Bludso’s, takes over Tar Pit space.

LA Weekly

On June 5, Squid Ink contributor Jessica Ritz revised her list of the 10 Best French Fries in Los Angeles, including new entries like Plan Check and Beer Belly.

On June 4, Squid Ink contributor Clarissa Wei invited readers to Meet David R. Chan: The Man Who Has Eaten at Over 6,000 Chinese Restaurants.

OC Weekly

On June 7, Stick A Fork in It contributor Bill Esparza reported, Viva Sinaloa y Pescado Zarandeado: Beach Grill Babylon in Tijuana. The Street Gourmet includes two options: La Palmera and Chewin’s.

On June 5, Stick A Fork in It contributor Anne Marie Panoringan reported, Joseph Mahon to Open Breakfast Joint in Fullerton! . The restaurant, Early Bird, will feature dishes like “brioche French toast, served with apple compote, orange butter and spiced almonds.”


Joshua Lurie

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