Me, first! My story "One Power Lunch, Hold the Guilt" ran in Variety's Showbiz Shapes Up issue today...apparently ordering "everything on the side" has gone slightly out of fashion, thank goodness.
L.A. will be bursting with brasseries, reports the L.A. Times, with new projects coming from David Myers (on Melrose), Michael Cimarusti (downtown) and Alain Giraud (on the Santa Monica Promenade).
The New York Times continues its fascination with L.A. specialties in this article on banana cream pie, and Janelle Brown take a comprehensive look at Beverly Blvd., the foodie center of Los Angeles.
And L.A. Observed pointed us to Mark Evanier's Great Los Angeles Restaurants That Ain't There No More, including some of my early childhood Beverly Hills favorites like Linny's and Wil Wright's. Don't miss the Whale's Tail on La Cienega, which you entered through the mouth of a giant blue-tiled whale.