Jason Travi's cooking has a ways to go, cries The L.A. Times, while L.A. Weekly finds itself in a Chinese poultry paradise.
The L.A. Times calls Piccolo's more approachable branch authentic, while L.A. Weekly finds much to enjoy at John Rivera Sedlar's breezy new restaurant.
A battle over bottling brews in Libya, while John Sedlar's latest restaurant gets a positive nod from The L.A. Times.
L.A. Times gets in another dig at Fabio Viviani, while L.A. Weekly eats insects at a familiar favorite.
The Lakers owner tells you where to eat in L.A. while the red-headed chef links up with the growing internet company.
L.A. Weekly welcomes Sang Yoon's restaurant to the neighborhood, while The L.A. Times checks in on Petrossian's new chef.
Meanwhile, S. Irene Virbila is hot on the trail of one of Steve McQueen's favorite steak spots.
The critic calls Red Medicine's chef "kind of a dick."
L.A. Weekly deems Jordan Kahn's cooking "the most modern in Los Angeles at the moment."
L.A. Weekly doubles down on Korean food, while L.A. Times approves of the work being done by Harutaka Kishi.
The food truck sends a cease-and-desist letter to the makers of a XXX film, while we called it, Downtown's newest Mexican restaurant drives L.A. Times' critic batty.
Los Angeles magazine puts Lazy Ox Canteen at the top of its list, while Capo vets do brisket and beef ribs just right in Van Nuys.
Jeff Cerciello's fries are cult-worthy, cries the L.A. Weekly, while Angeleno and L.A. Times are both sold on Scott Conant's $24 spaghetti.
Jay Weston gushes, "This restaurant shall overcome that situation and rise forth to shine in the reflected glory of the three guys who dreamed the dream, walked the walk, and brought it to fruition."
So naturally, the Aussies make fun of how uptight we are.
Anonymity is important! And more restaurant-critic musings from Jonathan Gold.
Russ Parsons' final thoughts on the outing of LAT's S. Irene Virbila.
L.A. Weekly talks about Tasting Kitchen, bacon-wrapped bacon, and duck carnitas one more time before 2011 arrives.