Favorite Posts from November 14 – 20, 2011

Restaurant Santa Monica

Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan continue expansion in Santa Monica with Milo & Olive, a cafe-bakery-pizzeria.

Follow these links to find interesting posts written by L.A. food writers over the past week.

Cool Hunting

On November 14, Cool Hunting contributor Julie Wolfson shared her, interview with Intelligentsia’s Geoff Watts, focusing on how the veteran green coffee buyer builds relationships with sustainable farmers.

Eat, Drink + Be Merry

Eat, Drink + Be Merry founder Dylan Ho posted a truly epic San Francisco Super Weekend Eating Guide featuring Bar Crudo, NOPA, Hog Island Oyster Company, Bar Agricole, Commonwealth, Una Pizza Napoletana and more.

Eater LA

On November 15, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Milo & Olive Pizzeria and Bakery Opens November 18, with the full repertoire taking effect on December 1, complete with wood fired pizzas, farmers market inspired salads and small plates.

On November 14, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported in her latest Expansionwire that Shore House Cafe on 2nd Street in Long Beach is set to become the second branch of Simmzy’s.

LA Times

On November 17, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt took a unique take on a hotly anticipated opening in an article titled Short Order puts on its finishing touches.

LA Weekly

On November 17, Squid Ink contributor Tien Nguyen wrote about Dripp “Coffee Boutique”, which opened in Chino Hills, featuring coffee, which she calls “black gold.”

On November 14, Squid Ink contributor Barbara Hansen had some fun commentary about the design of a new restaurant in an article titled Osaka: You May Have to Swim to Get In.

Midtown Lunch

On November 15, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks profiled L.A. Lunch’er “Dylan”, who’s willing to drive to the South Bay for lunch and recommended a number of places downtown, in Koreatown, Silver Lake, Glendale and Chinatown.

My Last Bite

On November 17, My Last Bite founder Jo Stougaard shared her experience from Le Comptoir at Tiara Cafe, the latest pop-up home to market-driven chef Gary Menes.

Street Gourmet LA

Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza reported on his experience at Gran San Carlos in Monterrey, Mexico, in a post titled No Kid Left Behind. The restaurant specializes in milk fed baby goats that cook over mesquite coals.

Taste Terminal

On November 16, Taste Terminal contributor Jace Milstead posted about five pumpkin beers in a post titled Pumpkin beer rodeo: 5 to try this Thanksgiving.


Joshua Lurie

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

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