Favorite Posts from October 3 – 9, 2011

Bar Crawl Los Angeles

When Aidan Demarest isn’t conducting diabolical blogger bar hops, he’s opening Neat in Glendale.

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

Caroline on Crack

On October 6, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla reported on Last Night at Spare Room’s Tiki Night: Flaming Cocktail Bowls and Zombies. Aidan Demarest’s grand finale as director of beverages for Hollywood Roosevelt’s Spare Room included guest bartender appearances from Marcos Tello and John Lermayer, with flaming Kraken-Toa Bowls and One of the Hammock, two name just two drinks.

Drink Eat Travel

On October 4, DET co-founder Stan Lee spolighted The Dish: Roasted Duck Poutine from Euclid Hall. He recounted each element, including “hand-cut French fries, drizzled in duck gravy, with black peppers and melted Wisconsin cheddar curds.”


On October 6, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng shared her First Taste: Tsukemen at Ikemen, Hollywood, a meal with Johnny Dip.

Eater LA

On October 3, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza reported Le Cellier Awaits ABC Approval, Hopes to Open Soon. The concept from Hiep Le and Mark Vangessen will be French-Vietnamese.

The Feast

On October 7, The Feast LA EAT editor Carole Dixon wrote Aidan Demarest to Open Neat on Saturday, Part Dive Bar, Part Learning Annex. The article ended with Demarest sharing his favorite dives in the Valley.

LA Weekly

On October 6, Squid Ink contributor Daniel Drennon shared his picks for The Top 5 IPAs in the World.

Table Conversation

On October 6, Table Conversation founder Barbara Hansen shared A Taste of Spain at Playa, dispelling an olive oil myth and recounting a special meal from chef John Sedlar.


Joshua Lurie

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

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