Linda Burum always does a great job with ethnic eating articles and today's L.A. Times Thai opus is no exception...no shoutout to Eating L.A., but twice in two weeks might be a lot. It's got a lot about Jitlada, but also a place in Northridge I'll have to try , Lum Ka Nad, that has both northern and southern Thai styles.
Chow, parent of Chowhound, has created new places pages. So far, the LA Places hub has Google maps and Best of Chowhound areas, with more new features to come soon.
The New York Times has lunch with Alice Waters, and it's a multimedia affair, with video and Alice's first blog post ever. Alice is pretty old school, though, so she dictated her post to the Times rather than actually blogging herself.