This Week in L.A. Food News: May 31 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:
5 Great Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Los Angeles: Travels with Your Charley [Squid Ink]
Dining on a Dime: Yoma Myanmar in Monterey Park [Eater L.A.]
Eat for free at BierBeisl in June if you’re taller than the chefs [Daily Dish]
What Would Psy Eat? Gangnam Grub!  [L.A. Mag Digest]
GIF Tutorial: How to Cook a Steak [First We Feast]
The Undercover Vegetarian: Paiche [Squid Ink]

Jurassic Park Is Real…for 400-Year-Old Arctic Mosses [The Atlantic] 
Five Favorites: Bouchon Chef David Hands Shares His Must-Have Dishes [L.A. Mag Digest]

The Bad:
Blog-Tied: How a Hunger for Clicks Drives New York’s Brutally Fickle Food Scene [New York Observer]
The 11 most useless kitchen gadgets in the entire world [Daily Dish]
Valentino Property Up for Sale After 41 Years [Zagat] 
Amy’s Baking Company Might Get Their Own Reality TV Show [LAist]
Think Outside the Cronut: The Next Wave of Hybrid Foods [B.A.]

The Ugly:
Endangered Whales Are Being Sold as Dog Treats to Rich People in Japan [Smithsonian]