Food FYI: David Myers to open Century City restaurant
The Times' Money & Co. blog reports that chef David Myers plans to operate a restaurant in a luxury condo tower, the Century, in Century City. "We'll be focused on incredible ingredients blended with [influences of] the Silk Road path of Japan and Southeast Asia," Myers said.
U.S. BARISTA COMPETITION WINNERS
Portland Food and Drink lists the winners of the 2012 United States Barista Championship. The top three: Katie Carguilo, Counter Culture Coffee (New York); Charles Babinski, Intelligentsia Coffee (Los Angeles); and Chris Vaca, Verve Coffee Roasters (Santa Cruz, Calif.).
REDUCE FOOD TRASH
The Chicago Tribune points out ways to cut back on the amount of food waste we produce, which is a lot. "North American consumers make more food waste than anyone else on the planet," according to the article by Monica Eng.
SPECIAL EDITION RAMEN
News from Ramen Ramen Ramen blog: If you missed out on the limited-edition ramen at Santouka last weekend, the spicy miso tsukemen will be available again this Thursday through Sunday (but there are only 20 bowls per day).
-- Betty Hallock