Favorite Posts from May 6 – 12, 2013

Spirits Los Angeles

Livigni + Moix are investing in vintage spirits for their new bar, Old Lightning.

Here are links to some interesting posts from L.A. food writers over the last week:

DTLA Rising

On May 7, DTLA Rising founder Brigham Yen reported, HoneyCut: Cedd Moses’ New Speakeasy Coming to South Park in Downtown LA, supposedly with partners David Kaplan and Alex Day of Proprietors LLC.

Eater LA

On May 8, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria & Bar is opening a branch in Laguna Beach.

On May 7, Eater LA operative Matthew Kang shared 13 Great Sea Urchin Dishes to Try in Los Angeles, complete with Eater Map, including Uni Toast at Paiche, Spaghetti Nero at Gusto, and Uni Burrata at Son of a Gun.

On May 6, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported, Pablo Moix and Steve Livigni Take Central in Santa Monica.

Eating LA

On May 12, Eating LA founder Pat Saperstein reported, Village Tavern Counts Down to Late May-ish Opening With 12 SoCal Brews on Tap, “Mexican craft brew on tap at all times,” and food from the Stop Guac ‘n Roll truck.

Food Republic

On May 10, Food Republic contributor Simon Ford reported, Erick Castro Is Living His Dream, One Perfectly Made Cocktail At A Time at San Diego’s Polite Provisions.

Grub Street LA

On May 10, Grub Street LA editor Hadley Tomicki reported, Itzik Hagadol Bringing Its Authentic Israeli Eats to Canon Drive.

LA Mag

On May 10, LA Mag Digest contributor Caroline Pardilla shared, What To Expect From Livigni + Moix’s Venice Bar, Old Lightning including vintage spirits and design reminiscent of a “swinging midcentury bachelor pad.”

On May 7, LA Mag Digest contributor Bill Esparza invited readers to Taste the Tapatio Revival at La Minerva Restaurante with dishes like carne en su jugo.

LA Times

On May 8, LA Times deputy Food editor Betty Hallock reported, Paris chef Daniel Rose steps out into the world where he can eat tacos with his hands.

On May 6, LA Times contributor Clarissa Wei reported about Garage restaurant: A Northern Chinese breakfast that wasn’t always served in a restaurant, from Anna Wen in Monterey Park.

Midtown Lunch LA

On May 10, Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks reported, Ink Sack’s New Egg Sandwiches Might Be Their Best


On May 10, Zagat LA editor Lesley Balla reported, Petty Cash Taqueria’s Chef Revealed, Opening Soon.

On May 7, Zagat LA editor Lesley Balla shared, 20 LA Food Artisans You Need to Know, including Jordan “Uri” Laio of Brassica and Brine, Nick Coe of Molonay Tubilderborst Ketchup, and Patricia Tsai of Chocovivo.


Joshua Lurie

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