This Week in L.A. Food News: June 7 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:
A New Restaurant For Animal’s Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo [Squid Ink]
This National Donut Day Infographic Makes Us Happy [White Pages]
Villaraigosa bets on Kings with Sriracha, local beers and Langer’s pastrami [Daily Dish]
The Pressure Cooker is On: Top Chef Masters Season Five Contestants, Judges Announced [L.A. Mag Digest]
Micah Wexler Brings Dead Chefs Back to Life at Umamicatessen Residency [Zagat]
G&B Coffee Now Pulling Shots at Grand Central Market [Eater L.A.]

Trois Mec Review, The Condensed Version [Squid Ink] 
On the Matter of My Meatless Mouth [L.A. Mag Digest]

The Bad:
Pinches Tacos: Not Complying with City Orders? [Larchmont L.A.]
Soy sauce overdose almost kills 19-year-old [Daily Dish]
Mirabelle Signs Off The Sunset Strip 43 Years Later [Eater L.A.] 
Thief Steals 24 Years Of Tips, $178K, From Bartender [LAist]
There’s An Italian Invasion Afoot [L.A. Mag Digest]

The Ugly:
Yikes! People Are Getting Hepatitis A From Costco Products [Gawker]