It's Friday afternoon. The clock is ticking slower than ever and you've already mentally checked out at work. To help pass the time, we present a weekly recap of some of the food-focused gems we've mined from our own site and from friends around the interwebs, to help keep you in the know. Read on and try to enjoy your last few hours of office thumb twiddling... that drink will be in your hand soon enough.
The Good:These Jellybeans Weren't Made for Eating [L.A. Mag]Enjoy Shots, Burgers, and TVs Galore at Rusty Mullet [Eater L.A.]Bringing the Funk: Beachwood BBQ's Sour Fest 2013 [L.A. Mag Digest]L.A.'s First Taco Recipes From Early 1900s Uncovered [LAist]Piero Selvaggio of Valentino [Eater L.A.]Firestone Walker Brewery details plans for Venice location [Daily Dish]Bread Winner: Baguette-Me-Nots and Four Other Tumblrs We Love [L.A. Mag Digest]
Hard to Tell:Ramen Burger coming to Pasadena on Sunday [Daily Dish]
The Bad:Ikemen Ramen Down, "Remodeling" in Little Tokyo [Eater L.A.]Chobani Recalling Yogurt for Mold [Squid Ink] This Week in Self-Loathing: Burger King's New $1 "French Fry Burger" [Squid Ink]
The Ugly:World's Most Insulting Closing Notice Posted at Texas Italian Restaurant [GrubStreet]