Favorite Posts From September 13 – 19, 2010

Food Truck Los Angeles

Nom Nom Truck enjoyed five straight victories on “The Great Food Truck Race” featuring Vietnamese fusion.

Follow these links to read my favorite posts from L.A. food writers over the past week.

Delicious Coma

On September 14, Delicious Coma founder Anjali Prasertong explains how it happened.


On September 16, e*starLA founder Esther Tseng reports on the soft launch of Lardon, the Bacon Food Truck, sharing three photos of Heather and Jeremiah Crowley’s “mouth-watering bacon applications.”

Eater LA

On September 17, Eater LA correspondent Yolanda Evans reports that The Edison’s Andrew Meieran Snags Clifton’s Cafeteria, speculating that he may “convert it into a tiki concept with two separate bars in the upper part of the building.”

On September 13, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reports: “After a two year tenure at Ivan Kane’s Café Was on Vine, recent Top Chef contestant Alex Reznik has announced his departure from the Hollywood eatery.”

The Glutster

On September 17, Javier Cabral, better known as The Glutster, returns from his Mexican sojourn to report on ”The Chosun One” Burger At 8 oz.: A New Korean American Fusion on Melrose courtesy of chef Eddie Hah, scion of Sa Rit Gol’s owners and creator of the supercharged pork and beef burger.

LA Times

On September 13, LA Times staff writer Rene Lynch reports that There’s just no stopping the Nom Nom, writing about the “the power of the banh mi” and the wonders of the truck’s five straight victories on “The Great Food Truck Race.”

LA Weekly

On September 17, Squid Ink contributor Noah Galuten helps to spread the word about Tacos Leo: Authentic Al Pastor Comes to Venice and La Brea. An anonymous commenter, “Mr. P,” then reports that “Tacos Leo is no longer serving al pastor cut off the spit in front of the truck,” and blames Squid Ink and Galuten for “the loss of this treasure.”

Midtown Lunch

On September 16, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks reports that Dragon Restaurant’s Lunch Special Is Amazing, calling the Koreatown restaurant, “a total throwback to the old school Chinese restaurants of my childhood and the Korean element just gives it that edgy twist.”

Pleasure Palate

On September 17, Pleasure Palate founder Abby Abanes reports on TJ Tour City Tour, Cuban Cigars, Chili Shrimp Tacos and Churros. Yes, zonkeys make an appearance.

Street Gourmet LA

On September 14, Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza also shares his impressions of Tacos Leo, providing A Tacos Al Pastor Primer.


Joshua Lurie

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

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