Find links to some interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.
Caroline on Crack
On October 19, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla shared Everything I Drank This Week: From a Secret Bourbon Milk Punch to Mint Chocolate Stout.
On October 18, Eater LA contributor Matthew Kang assembled A Handy Guide to Los Angeles’ Best Sandwiches, including the porcetto sandwich at Sotto, pork belly banh mi at Fundamental LA and the bacalao sandwich at Cook’s Tortas.
Grub Street LA
On October 18, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Check Out Last Night’s Menu at Cortez, Now Open in Echo Park, including farro with charred collards and za’atar; roasted delicata squash with sage brown butter and pecorino; and rabbit escabeche with field greens and fennel.
On October 15, KCET contributor Chris Clarke differentiated Heirlooms, Hybrids, and GMOs in an informative, approachable article.
On October 19, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt, who doubles as The Enabler, shared tales of Overproof spirits and the Great Downtown Drinking Disaster of 2012.
On October 20, LA Times contributor Bill Esparza reported on A culinary “Little Belize” in South L.A. area, which might be our city’s “last undiscovered ethnic culinary enclave.”
On October 19, Squid Ink staffer Garrett Snyder shared 6 Things We Learned From the Roy Choi + Ludo Lefebvre Talk, including that Choi visits every one of his restaurants and trucks, at least once, every day; and Ludo wants to open a kids restaurant.
On October 17, Squid Ink contributor Jim Thurman covered Taiwainese Pork Chop Rice + 3 Places In The SGV To Get It.
Los Angeles Downtown News
On October 19, Los Angeles Downtown News reported, Tequila, Craft Beer Emporium Planned for Arts District, from the Ramirez Liquor family.
On October 17, Los Angeles Downtown News reported, Grand Opening Planned for New American Bistro on Seventh, called Guild, from owners Joyce Palk and Grace Beck.