Plus some Lodge Bread love, Chinese noodles, and a Tom Bergin’s history lesson.
More love for Lodge Bread
Westside blog Lincoln & Rose shares the love with Lodge Bread in Culver City, calling them one of the best bakeries in the entire city. There is something pretty appealing about those finely burnished boules.
Top Chef oddsmaking
With half the season over already, this year’s California Top Chef jaunt is shaping up to a favorite among armchair oddsmakers. The Washington City Paper put some playful odds out on the remaining field, listing Phillip Frankland Lee as an 8-1 dog, though you might want to catch the recap from last night to see what happened in the latest episode.
Your guide to Chinese noodles in LA
KCET puts together a nice package on the various types of Chinese noodles, and where to find them in Los Angeles. Particular shout-outs are given to Shaanxi Gourmet in Rosemead and Chengdu Taste in Alhambra.
Here’s what Ted Hopson eats on his day off
As chef of The Bellwether, Ted Hopson seems to find a way to cook the most of-the-moment food in Los Angeles. But at home? He’s all about the Italian specialties, as evidenced by this Buzzfeed video showing a meal at home on the chef’s day off.
Martin Wiese wants to taste your water
Vogue talks Tenants of the Trees
Chic celeb-spotting mag Vogue pulls up to the bar at Tenants of the Trees in Silver Lake, calling the bar/lounge space a ‘compound for models and creatives.’ Indeed there are VIP-only, no-cellphone areas of the place, as well as outdoor drink space, and lots of room for celebs to hide away.
Tom Bergin’s celebrates 80 years
LAist takes a peek inside the still-chugging Tom Bergin’s on Fairfax, which has had quite the history over their nearly century-long run. There’s lots of talk about those iconic shamrocks, the history of the bar, and what the future holds.
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