Favorite Posts From October 4 – 10, 2010

Restaurant Culver City

Roy Choi teams with David Reiss on A-Frame, a “Modern Picnic” in Culver City.

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

Caroline on Crack

On October 8, Caroline on Crack founder Caroline Pardilla provides a sneak preview of her appearance on The Imbiber Show Podcast: Raunchy Cocktail Talk at Its Best. On October 11, her podcast with Dan “The Imbiber” Dunn and his sidekick Stretch appears hits Tom Leykis’ The New Normal Network, where she shares her thoughts on dating and drinking.


On October 7, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng shares her latest culinary experiment in a post titled Kicking Off LA Beer Week: Pairing Cheese With Russian River Consecration Sour Ale. Tseng and her cohorts, including The Cheese Impresario, try to find the best match for the famed sour ale.

Eater LA

On October 7, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reports that Roy Choi & David Reiss Open A “Modern Picnic” at A-Frame.

On October 6, Eater LA contributor Hallie Parker shares 10 different drinking deals around the city in a post titled Make Late Nights Happier With These Drinking Deals.

Gourmet Pigs

On October 10, Gourmet Pigs founder Fiona Chandra returns to posting content that’s SAFE FOR WORK in a review of The Pantry (Santa Fe, NM), where she enjoys “breakfast with the locals.” I joined her for that breakfast, it was definitely memorable, particularly the corned beef hash.

LA Times

On October 8, LA Times contributor Jessica Gelt reports on Hemingway’s in Hollywood, but asks the question, “Would it earn Papa’s seal of approval?”

LA Weekly

On October 8, Squid Ink contributor Tanja Laden shares her list of the Top 10 Men With Meat Names, including T-Bone Burnett, Kevin Bacon and a certain L.A. basketball star.

On October 4, Squid Ink contributor Dommy Gonzalez reports on Where Kabobs and Tortas Meet: Armex in Lincoln Heights, an Armenian-Mexican fusion that seemed inevitable, except for the fact that nobody thought of it before.

Midtown Lunch

On October 5, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks profiles L.A. Lunch’er Jeff Miller, our local Thrillist editor.

Street Gourmet LA

On October 8, Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza writes about Huaraches Toluquenos in the Aztec Marketplace – Mexico City. He pointed them out in person last weekend, but I didn’t get a chance to eat one. Oh well, it’s going on my to-try list for Mexico City trip #2.


Joshua Lurie

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

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