Favorite Posts from September 26 – October 2, 2011

Craft Beer Los Angeles

Is Boneyard Bistro the Valley’s best beer bar? Daniel Drennon thinks so.

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

Drink Eat Travel

On September 30, DET co-founder Stan Lee reported California, Colorado Win Big at the Great American Beer Festival 2011. That meant GABF gold for people like TAPS brewmaster Victor Novak (Brewpub Brewer of the Year) and Firestone Walker brewmaster Matt Brynildson (Mid-Size Brewing Company Brewer of the Year)

On September 28, Team DET shared 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Squid Fishing. Here’s one: “As a general rule, the bigger the squids are the worse they taste.”

Eater LA

On September 28, Eater LA contributor Daniela Galarza reported on a pair of dinners involving The Foie Gras Dream Team: Ludo + Vinny + Jon. If you like foie, the trio’s got eight courses for you on October 14 and 15 at Animal.

On September 28, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Tropical Shave Ice Truck Spreads to West Covina October 15, sharing space with fellow truckers The Shrimp Guys.

LA Times

On September 28, LA Times Deputy Food Editor Betty Hallock discussed the upcoming All-foie-gras dinner with Ludo Lefebvre and Animal. If you’re a foie fan, the trio’s got eight courses for you, including dessert, on October 14 and 15.

LA Weekly

On September 30, Squid Ink contributor Kathy A. McDonald shared Top 5 Things to Know about Sake for National Sake Day, including the two most practical aspects: “where to buy it” and “where to drink it.”

On September 29, Squid Ink contributor Caroline on Crack spotlighted Library Bar’s The Earth of Oaxaca: A Coffee Infused Cocktail for National Coffee Day, a drink that included coffee-infused Cynar.

On September 28, Squid Ink contributor Daniel Drennon proclaimed Boneyard Bistro as the Best Craft Beer and BBQ Joint in the Valley.

My Last Bite

On September 26, My Last Bite founder Jo Stougaard shared her First Bites at Michael Voltaggio’s ink., including a nouveau take on “fish sticks” and a tantalizing photo of Iberico de Belotta Pork Loin, Romesco Almond “beans”, Mushroom Chicharron.


On September 28, TOMOSTYLE founder Tomo Kurokawa wrote poetically about A private dinner at Wolvesden, Los Angeles.


Joshua Lurie

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

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