Favorite Posts from October 31 – November 6, 2011

Asian Food Los Angeles

Elina Shatkin spotlights Beverlywood's Kosher Corridor, including decidedly non-Kosher Komodo.

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

Cool Hunting

On November 4, Cool Hunting contributor Julie Wolfson took an in-depth look at Intelligentsia’s recent Extraordinary Coffee Workshop, where farmers from more than a dozen different countries traveled to Los Angeles to exchange ideas.

Eat, Drink + Be Merry

On November 3, Eat, Drink + Be Merry founder Dylan Ho shared his impressions of his lunch at Tsujita Ramen LA, West Los Angeles. And Along Comes Another Solid Ramen Shop.

Eater LA

On November 3, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Ramon Perez Departs David Myers Group after working on Comme Ca LA and LV, Pizzeria Ortica, Sona and Boule.

On November 2, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported about Picca’s Alpaca Spring Rolls w Pineapple Aji Amarillo, which chef Ricardo Zarate created for Eater’s Chinese Food Week.

LA Times

On November 3, LA Times staffer Jessica Gelt wrote about an emerging trend in an article titled Small-batch, artisan distilleries are growing in California.

LA Weekly

On November 4, Squid Ink contributor Barbara Hansen staged a Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup: Food Fight, pitting Temple City’s Won Won Kitchen against Arcadia’s Liang’s Kitchen.

On November 3, Squid Ink staffer Elina Shatkin shared Top 5 Places to Eat in the Kosher Corridor, one of which is decidedly un-Kosher.

On October 31, Squid Ink contributor Margy Rochlin shared Sqirl to Open in Silver Lake: Q&A with Jessica Koslow.


On November 1, Matthew “Mattatouille” Kang reported on Oo Gook Korean BBQ, praising the value of the meat in “perhaps the oddest shape of a restaurant in Koreatown.”

Midtown Lunch

On November 1, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks shared PROFILE: L.A. Lunch’er “Stacey” Sun, the relatively new dineLA Director, who pointed out her favorite places to eat lunch (and a couple insider tips).

Street Gourmet LA

Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza reported on his experiences from Aromas y Sabores 2011, La Ruta del Norte: Salinas, Nuevo Leon-El Pueblo Magico, writing, “The friendships and acquaintances made on this trip were as valuable as the knowledge acquired, and shall remain a fountain of inspiration.”


Joshua Lurie

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

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