This Week in L.A. Food News: June 21 Edition

The good, the bad, AND the ugly

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:
Yo-Hos and More: A Cake Monkey Pop-Up Next Week [Zagat]
New growler rules let craft beer lovers finally clean out their closets [Daily Dish]
Testing, Testing: Amazon Fresh Delivers [L.A. Mag Digest]
The New LAX Terminal: Your Favorite Eats on the Fly [Squid Ink]
This Roast Beef Has Been Around the Block [L.A. Mag Digest]

Shanghai No. 1 Seafood Village: Dim Sum Also Stands Out [Eating L.A.]

The Bad:
Watch Real Chefs Read Their Restaurants’ Yelp Reviews [Eater]
James Gandolfini dies: Remembering the star, ‘The Sopranos,’ the ziti [Daily Dish]
My Mother Was the Mistress of the Owner of Clifton’s Cafeteria [Squid Ink] 
Confirmed: 1-Billion-Year-Old Water Tastes ‘Terrible’ [The Atlantic]
TMZ Reports that Food Network Is Dropping Paula Deen From The Roster [First We Feast]

The Ugly:
Paula Deen’s Apology for Using the N-Word Is Ridiculous [The Daily Beast]