This Week in L.A. Food: November 23 Edition


It’s Black Friday, and you’re on the computer to avoid spending time with the in-laws. 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 these precious family moments. Go ahead and grab a drink, too; ’tis the season!

The Good:
The Corner Door Raises the Bar in Culver City with Fall Menu [estarLA]
What to Do With All Those Persimmons [KCRW Good Food]
Duff Goldman’s Pastry Shop, Beverly Location Revealed [Eater LA]
Slater’s 50/50 to open, brings the bacon burger to Pasadena [LA Times Daily Dish]
Guayusa Tea: Like Yerba Maté, But Better [LAMag Digest]
The Kuh Review: Alma [LAMag Digest] 

The Bad:
LAUSD’s Student Stores, Loaded With Junk Food, Thriving After Lunch Revamps [LAist] 
Public School 310 Opening Pushed Back; Itri Going Up In Smoke? [Grub Street Los Angeles]
Cracker Jack Introduces Caffeinated Version: Cracker Jack’D [Squid Ink]
Fat Cow? Fat Chance. Gordon Ramsay’s New Grove Restaurant Disappoints [Squid Ink] 

The Ugly: 
50 Pounds of Meth Discovered in Tequila Bottles [Grub Street Los Angeles]