Favorite Posts from March 3 – 9, 2013

Chef Mexico

Mexican culinary heavyweight Aquiles Chavez is cooking carne asada alongside compatriots at "Hola Mexico."

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

Beer Search Party

On March 7, Beer Search Party founder Sean Inman wrote about his recent experience at a Brewer’s Supper inside Chloe’s at Golden Road.

On March 5, Beer Search Party founder Sean Inman shared his Journey to the Center of the Barrel – Part 1, describing “a beer tour of epic proportions” with Firestone Walker and Windrose Farm.

Caroline on Crack

On March 4, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla covered SLS’s SAAM Avant Garde Cocktail Class With Rob Floyd, “the John Keating of cocktail schooling.”

Eater LA

On March 7, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Water Grill Flows to Santa Monica with a Second Branch, claiming “big news in the world of sea animals.”

Grub Street LA

On March 7, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki asked and answered, What and Where Does a Champion Sumo Wrestler Eat in L.A.? Byamba Ulambayar Explains It All, including chanko-nabe, which is apparently “the sumo food.”

On March 6, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Javier Plascencia and Aquiles Chavez Adding Carne Asada Feast to “Hola Mexico” Film Festival in Downtown.

On March 5, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki shared, What to Eat at Corazon Y Miel, Now Open in Bell. Tomicki describes “the kind of heavy-duty dude food made famous locally by chefs like Jon and Vinny with a panoply of Latin ingredients and traditional techniques.”

LA Mag

On March 7, LA Mag associate editor Randy Clemens spotlighted Grub Street LA’s Hadley Tomicki in the latest installment of Will Write for Food. He describes a “school dedicated to the senses” and admits to battling “sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, blurry eyesight, and zombie brain.”

On March 5, LA Mag dining editor Lesley Bargar Suter suggested, Eight Other Restaurants For the Meat Obsessed that You Can Actually Get In To, other than Totorako, the “secret beef restaurant.”

On March 4, LA Mag associate editor Randy Clemens took a Road Trip and wrote about, Getting Schooled on Tea at Costa Mesa’s Seventh Tea Bar.

On March 4, LA Mag contributor Eddie Lin wrote about, The Deer Hunter: Venison Stir-fry at Song Phat.

LA Times

On March 7, LA Times Food editor Russ Parsons asked, Is fine dining ready for a comeback?

On March 4, LA Times Food editor Russ Parsons reported, La Casita Mexicana has a growth spurt, jumping from 42 seats to more than 100.

LA Weekly

On March 8, Squid Ink contributor Jim Thurman shared, 10 Best Eats in Monterey Park: Neighborhood Grub Crawl, including Beijing Pie House lamb pie and Nha Trang bun bo hue.

Midtown Lunch

On March 5, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks reported, 5 Things To Like About CoCo Ichibanya, West LA’s New Curry House, including the facts that “the menu is huge and completely customizable” and, “You get a free mini salad with the purchase of any drink!”

Time Out LA

On March 7, Time Out LA shared Samuel Blum’s, LA city guide: A walking tour or Eagle Rock, including Auntie Em’s Kitchen, Swork, and Colorado Wine Company.


Joshua Lurie

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

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