Favorite Posts from October 22 – 28, 2012

Restaurant Los Angeles

Plan Check, the Sawtelle establishment from chef Ernesto Uchimura, drew the LA Times' attention this week.

Find links to some interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.

Caroline on Crack

On October 26, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla shared her Favorite Drinks in Portland and Portland Cocktail Week 2012, which “wasn’t as hot, sticky or debaucherous as Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.” Her favorite sips, alcoholic and otherwise, included a Rum Club Old Fashioned at the Rum Club, drinking chocolates at Cacao and El Salvador Kilimanjaro coffee at Stumptown Coffee.


On October 22, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng shared another Favorite Dish, reporting, Rein Fall in with Mo-Chica’s Quinotto.

Eater LA

On October 25, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Hyperion Public Almost Ready to Serve Silver Lake, replacing The Other Side/Flying Leap Cafe.

On October 24, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Okumura Sushi Hits Ventura Boulevard in Encino, featuring chef Ryota Okumura.

LA Times

On October 27, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock shared 5 Questions: Ernesto Uchimura of Plan Check, which references goat meatballs, shiso furikake and cast iron cookware.

On October 12, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock shared 5 Questions for Steve Samson and Zach Pollack of Sotto, including their latest ingredient obsession and the latest non-food-related book they read.

OC Weekly

On October 25, Stick A Fork In It contributor Bill Esparza wrote about La Cocina de Doña Esthela, Valle de Guadalupe: Baja’s Wine Country Kitchen, suggesting choriqueso, frijoles puercos and white menudo.


Joshua Lurie

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

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