Favorite Posts from October 29 – November 4, 2012

Chefs Los Angeles

Wesley Avila (left) frequently cooks alongside Gary Menes and recently launched his own taco venture.

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

Caroline on Crack

On November 2, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla once again shared, Everything I Drank This Week, this time spanning “From Lardo-Washed Bourbon to Barrel-Aged Brooklyn.”


On October 30, EatMx founder Barbara Hansen reported on Celebrating with the Living – and the Dead! at Guelaguetza with Street Gourmet LA birthday boy Bill Esparza.

Eater LA

On October 30, Eater LA editor Kat Odell took An Early Look at TLT Food from Lime Truck chef Daniel Shemtob.

Grub Street LA

On October 29, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Urban Oven Launching Neapolitan Pizza Truck This Week.

LA Times

On November 3, LA Times contributor Linda Burum reported about Diwali, when L.A. lights up with Indian sweets and snacks. Her rundown of sweets shop of course centers on Artesia’s Little India, though she does stray into Orange County.

On November 1, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock reported Evan Funke Plans to open Culver City pasta lab Bucato in December, which will also serve “seasonally-driven small plates” and feature meat broken down in a butchery room.

LA Weekly

On November 1, LA Weekly Food editor Amy Scattergood reported, Abby’s Millstone Baking Company Opens: Great Bread in Agoura Hills + A Challah-Eating Contest!

On November 1, Squid Ink contributor Garrett Snyder shared, In-Chan’s Little Secret, reviewing Sanan Intasen’s restaurant in Van Nuys, which serves Northern Thai dishes.

On October 31, Squid Ink contributor Garrett Snyder reviewed Guerrilla Tacos: Chef Wes Avila’s Pop-Up Taco Stand, which is currently appearing outside Handsome Coffee Roasters and the Café Dulce pop-up.


Joshua Lurie

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

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