Favorite Posts from March 12 – 18, 2012

Sushi Chef

Esther Tseng shared her thoughts on Jiro Dreams of Sushi in her latest post.

Here are links to some of the more interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the last week:


On March 16, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng reported Jiro Dreams of Sushi Opens Today. She shares her thoughts on the movie, writes about her aspirations of eating at Sukiyabashi Jiro, and provides an L.A. substitute.

Eat, Drink + Be Merry

On March 12, Eat, Drink + Be Merry founder Dylan Ho declared, I Heart SGV: Flavor Garden, Alhambra. Sichuan Beef Noodle Soup and “Three Flavor” Potstickers. He added that this marks the start of a new continuing series – “I Heart SGV” – calling this “time sensitive content.”

Eater LA

On March 16, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza reported 8,000 Square Feet of Beer, Now Brewing Downtown in an Opening Alert. “After you’ve had 50 beers, you get a mug. After you’ve tasted all 100 beers, you get a free glass of beer and appetizer on each subsequent visit.”

Grub Street LA

On March 16, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Blue Palms Brewhouse Announces, “We’re Back in the Building!”

On March 16, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, The Venice Meet Launches April 7th on Abbot Kinney, featuring “over 30 hand-made food producers, independent designers, and artists.”

LA Times

On March 17, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt reported Project Ivanhoe at Local in Silver Lake is part of area foodie renaissance. She referenced Ben Bailly’s arrival at Cliff’s Edge, the opening of Black Hogg, L&E Oyster Bar and Alma, before going in-depth about chef Kevin Lee’s nighttime exploits inside Jason Michaud’s restaurant.

LA Weekly

On March 14, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen posted a Fried Chicken Flowchart: Where to Go for Fried Chicken, American and Otherwise.

Taste Terminal

On March 14, Taste Terminal editor Tiffany Wang reported on dineLA’s Sweet Sixteen – Vote for your favorite, as in dessert competitors.


Joshua Lurie

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

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