This Week in L.A. Food: November 16 Edition


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 teh 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:
L.A. City Council Approves Meatless Mondays [LA Weekly] 
Barbecued Meat with a Filipino Twist [Eating LA] 
Video: Making Udon Noodles in Japan [Perennial Plate, via Serious Eats] 
Good News: 2012 California wine grape harvest deemed excellent [LA Times Daily Dish] 
Hangar 24 Craft Brewery: Destination Beer By Redlands Airport [Food GPS]
An Evening with Anthony Bourdain and Roy Choi at the Pantages [LAMag Digest]
Dishing on L.A.: Wil Wheaton [LAMag Digest]

The Shameless: (an event I’m participating in)
Sriracha Bloody Mary Brunch this Sunday at Earl’s Gourmet Grub [Edible Westside]

The Bad:
Nesquik Recalled for Salmonella [Squid Ink] 
DelayWire : Don’t Tell Mama Opening Soon Without Cabaret [Eater LA] 
Accusations Continue to Fly in Savory Malibu / Point Dume Plaza Dispute [Grub Street Los Angeles] 

The Ugly:
“As Not Seen On TV”: Review of Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen & Bar in Times Square [NY Times]
Food FYI: 5-Hour Energy drinks linked to 13 deaths [LA Times Daily Dish]