Favorite Posts from September 5 – 11, 2011
On September 6, Team DET posted a Total Recap: Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine’s The Taste, including Burgers & Beer and Desserts After Dark.
On September 9, Eater LA editor Kat Odell reported Neveux Artisan Ice Cream Café Opens on Melrose, featuring flavors like coconut-curry-lemongrass and butterscotch-rosemary and a coffee program with Espresso Cielo beans.
On September 8, Eater LA editor Kat Odell visited with her latest “gatekeeper,” Picca’s Stephane Bombet.
On September 6, Gourmet Pigs founder Fiona Chandra recapped four experiences in a post titled Fundamental LA Hits Westwood. She was particularly enamored with the chicken torta and short rib sandwich, but had some reservations about other options.
On September 9, LA Times Deputy Food Editor Betty Hallock wrote Nicholas Knudson knows a chimu when he draws one, focusing on the mythical creature that the artist drew downtown.
On September 8, Squid Ink contributor Jim Thurman did battle for a Green Tea Shaved Snow Food Fight: Salju Dessert vs. Fluff Ice, featuring cats who consume raw beef heart, duck heart, New York steak and more.
On September 6, Squid Ink contributor Barbara Hansen reported on American Farmhouse: A New Location, an Old Look. She differentiated the restaurant’s three environments – Chicken Coop, The Tavern and The Parlor – before describing tri-tip, pinquito beans and Santa Maria style salsa.
On September 5, Thirsty in LA founder Daniel Djang was On the Trail of LA’s Bourbon Cocktails and even assembled a handy map to pinpoint options like The Sophisticate at Wood & Vine, Sweet Reserve at The Mixing Room and Black N’ Bulleit at SmithHouse.
On September 10, TOMOSTYLE founder Tomo Kurokawa shared her experience at Cúrate- Asheville, North Carolina, which she called a “Spanish oasis.”