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Foodie Round-Up: Festival Weekend!!!

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  • If you don't get yourself to a festival this weekend, we're really going to question your priorities in life. Andy Sternberg lists the highlights , while Caroline on Crack narrows in on the awesome food festivals also happening this weekend.
  • We have spent the entire month eating our way through Thai Town. We're winding down our series with Thai Town Express, Sanamluang Cafe, Thailand Plaza , and Thaitown Noodle.
  • New Zagats are out! New Zagats are outI I love these little guides just because they're so handy to keep in your pocket or bag and consult on a moment's notice. Two Valley restaurants topped the food ratings list : Asenebo in Studio City and Brandywine in Woodland Hills. Mozza Pizzeria is Best Newcomer.
  • Regina Schrambling, what's your beef with bloggers? The LA Times worries its pretty head over the commercial- and celebrity-chef-driven success of Top Chef, and EaterLA responds with a level-headed assessment of why it really is such a great show.
  • Is foie gras really good on everything? Or does a PB & J & Foie sandwich go a leeeeeetle too far?
  • Who says LA doesn't have great Chinese food? Jonathan Gold knows that the secrets of the Sichuan lie in the San Gabriel Valley, and sniffs out a noteworthy fish dish at Hong Yei .
  • Oh look guys, here comes Michael Bauer again, this time telling food bloggers to turn their cameras off when they're in a nice restaurant. We annoy you, don't we, Mr. Bauer?Photo by Carrie Meathrell for LAist

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