This Week in L.A. Food: February 22 Edition

The Good, The Bad, AND The Ugly

It’s Friday afternoon. The clock is ticking slower than ever and you’re already mentally checked out at work. To help pass the time, we present you with 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:
What to Eat at Wildcraft Sourdough Pizza, Opening Monday in Culver City [Grub Street LA]
Oscars 2013: Wolfgang Puck is cooking for a party of 1,600 [LA Times Daily Dish]
L.A. Regional Food Bank Turns 40 [LAist]
Interview: beer pro Clay Harding (38 Degrees Ale House & Grill) [Food GPS]
Expansionwire: G&B Plants a Permanent Coffee Bar in Larchmont [Eater LA]
Check Out the Crazy Canopy at Connie & Ted’s [WeHo Ville]
The Hudson Updates Their Look & Menu [e*star LA]

Friday is National Margarita Day: Where to Celebrate and Find Drink Specials [LAmag Digest]
A Totally Respectable Number of L.A. Chefs Among James Beard Award Semifinalists [LAmag Digest]
When Pig Meets Noodle: Pig Skin Ramen at Ford’s Filling Station [LAmag Digest]
Carnaval Exotica Brings Dancing, Drinking, and Brazilian Street Food to Club Nokia [LAmag Digest]
Two L.A. Breweries Crowdsourcing Start-Up Funds on Kickstarter [LAmag Digest]

The Bad:
Girl Scout Cookies: Sugar, God + Questionable Math Skills [Squid Ink]
No More Ricky’s Fish Tacos??!! [Zagat]
Guy Fieri Didn’t Get The URL For His Restaurant; Someone Else Grabbed it to Mock His Menu… With Stolen Jokes [LAmag Digest]
We Spoke Too Soon: STAPLES Center is NOT Going All Veggie for Morrissey [LAmag Digest]

The Ugly:
Americans Get 11% of Calories From Fast Food [Squid Ink]