Favorite Posts from March 28 – April 3, 2011

Click the following links to read some interesting stories from L.A. food writers over the past week.

Caroline on Crack

On March 31, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla debuted a new video series, which enlists her bartender friends to teach her how to make cocktails. She begins with Bartender Mentor No. 1: Matthew Biancaniello of Hollywood Roosevelt’s Library Bar who teaches her to make a Breeder’s Cup.

Eater LA

On March 30, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza reported Morihiro Onodera of Mori Sushi Considers New Food Biz, “or two.”

On March 29, Eater LA editor Kat Odell delves deeper into the Osteria La Buca revamp, writing, Neroni Chats New La Buca Menu; Porchetta On The Way. “Grassroots Italian” dishes will incorporate no more than five ingredients. That goes for porchetta.

LA Times

On March 31, LA Times staffer Rene Lynch profiles Tastespotting leading lady Sarah Gim in a story titled Sarah Gim’s servings of virtual food prove irresistable.

LA Weekly

On March 30, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin posted a “first look,” titled Beyond Organic: Going “Fully Traceable” with Daily Dose’s Christian Page.

On March 28, Squid Ink contributor Andrew Simmons reports on Central Fish Market in Compton: More Fish in the Sea, describing whiting, snapper, buffalo and catfish, which are all available by the pound and fry-able in cornmeal.

Midtown Lunch

On March 31, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks reported Wakasan Now Open For Lunch; Serving Ramen and More in Westwood. He shares impressions of the ramen and tuna bowl.


On March 30, Tomo shared her impressions of Kiriko – Los Angeles, a Japanese restaurant on Sawtelle that has fulfilled her need for “the same flavor, the same smile” since 1999.


Joshua Lurie

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

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