The Cynthia's fracas has been covered everywhere, but if you want to see what all the fuss is about, the L.A. Weekly tried to get to the bottom of the inflammatory email going around town. In a nutshell, there's probably better places to take your business than Cynthia's on Third St.
J. Gold does a nice round-up of Thai food, but I'm still on the lookout for a really reliable place in Thai Town with a more ambitious menu than Sapp, for example.
Excellent dim sum article in the L.A. Times. Anyone want to check out New Concept?
And of course, the item that has L.A.'s gastronomes even more excited than Cynthia's rudeness, the news that Nancy Silverton will partner with Mario Batali in an L.A. Italian restaurant featuring his father's famous salumi. Read about it in David Shaw's interview.