Favorite Posts from November 7 – 13, 2011

Sandwich Los Angeles

Cole's and Philippe's both claim French dip supremacy. Elina Shatkin crowns a winner for flavor.

Explore these links to find some of the more interesting posts written by L.A. food writers over the past week.

Caroline on Crack

On November 8, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla reported on the 2nd Annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade event in a post titled Feasting in Galoshes. She reviewed food highlights, drink highlights and touched on the event’s charitable aspects.

Eater LA

On November 8, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported vol. 94 Wine Bistro Now Soft Open in Pasadena. Lee worked for David LeFevre at Water Grill and is apparently preparing a “globally-influenced menu of share plates” alongside owner Joon Kim.

On November 7, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang reported on Handsome Coffee Roasters’ Under Construction Digs, sharing photos of the space envisioned by Tyler Wells, Mike Phillips and Chris Owens.

LA Times

On November 10, LA Times contributor Nicholas Gilman about the comeback of pulque in an article titled Mexico drinks to its roots.

LA Weekly

On November 11, Squid Ink contributor Keith Plocek shared his picks for the Top 10 Simpsons Food Episodes, touching on tomacco, Guatemalan insanity peppers, the ribwich and more.

On November 8, Squid Ink editor Amy Scattergood reported on a Bulgarini Gelato Update: A New Outpost in Culver City. Apparently Leo Bulgarini is taking over the Teaforest Coffee and Tea Bar and will debut on December 3 with free gelato.

On November 7, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin began her latest culinary streak, 30 Sandwiches in 30 Days. On Day 1, she pitted Cole’s vs. Philippe’s.

Let Me Eat Cake

On November 9, Let Me Eat Cake founder Nastassia satisfied her pie jones with Apple Pie – Jones in Hollywood, a skillet that took her by surprise.


On November 7, TOMOSTYLE founder Tomo Kurokawa wrote about her experience having Brunch at Husk, a meal that included Southern hospitality, a hat that read “Make Cornbread NOT WAR,” spicy maple pig ears “piled high on a slice of seared Anson Mills buckwheat scrapple” and fried chicken and waffles.


Joshua Lurie

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

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