Favorite Posts from March 18 – 24, 2013

Mexican Food Los Angeles

Tacos Punta Cabras is serving Baja style tacos, tostadas and cocteles in Santa Monica.

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


On March 22, Coolhunting contributor Julie Wolfson shared, Interview: Bryant Ng of The Spice Table, co-founder of the World Street Food Congress.


On March 21, dineLA contributor Dylan Ho revealed where to find The Best Southeast Asian Noodles in Los Angeles County, including Nha Trang, Pho Huynh, and Kim Kee Noodle House.

On March 21, dineLA contributor Tara de Lis shared, The Best Restaurants in Hollywood, including The Hungry Cat, Beachwood Cafe, Littlefork ant Papilles.

Eater LA

On March 22, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza reported, Marcos Tello FEEDS Abbot Kinney with Organic Spirits.

Grub Street LA

On March 22, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Pono Burger Bringing Hawaiian Grinds to Santa Monica’s Quonset Hut, April 15. According to the story, “Pono will bake its own brioche buns and handcut its own Russet and sweet potato fries, promising food that’s never frozen.”

LA Mag

On March 21, LA Mag contributor Bill Esparza reported, How to Eat Like The Pope in Los Angeles at Argentinean spots like Rika’s Empanadas in Glendora and Buenos Aires Grill in Chatsworth.

On March 19, LA Mag contributor Bill Esparza reviewed, Taco Puntas Cabras Bay Scallop Tostada, calling the taqueria from Joshua Gil and Daniel Snukal “simply the best taqueria on the Westside, and one of the city’s best contemporary Mexican restaurants.”

LA Times

On March 21, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock reported, My Last Bite finishes 300 dishes on Jitlada menu, completing a quest that started with southern-Thai-style oxtail soup in April 2009.

On March 20, LA Times restaurant writer S. Irene Virbila took readers Behind the voting for the 2013 James Beard Awards. After all, she’s co-chair of the West region.

On March 19, LA Times Food editor Russ Parsons reported, Spring can now begin – Zuckerman’s asparagus has arrived.

LA Weekly

On March 22, Squid Ink contributor Christine Chiao shared 5 Lessons From the Sustainable Coffee Culture Panel, which included Alexandra Katona-Carroll (Coffee Quality Institute), Jay Ruskey (Good Land Organics), Angel Orozco (Cafecito Organico) and Peter Giuliano (Specialty Coffee Association of America).

Midtown Lunch

On March 22, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks reported, Monzo is a Suprisingly Big Improvement Over Fat Spoon in Little Tokyo.

OC Register

On March 19, OC Register restaurant critic Brad A. Johnson reported, Noah Blom’s Arc catches fire, blazes a trail, declaring, “Arc is emphatically one of the most important restaurants to open in America this decade.”

OC Weekly

On March 22, Stick a Fork in It contributor Dave Lieberman shared, 10 Great Vietnamese Soups to Eat in Little Saigon, including Bún Bò Huế at Ngu Binh, Mì Quảng at Quan Hy, and Phở Gà at Pho Quang Trung.


On March 22, Zagat LA editor Lesley Balla reported, Frysmith Gets Off the Road, Opening Storefront Soon in Burbank.


Joshua Lurie

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

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