Food FYI: Sunny Spot to small plates: ‘Buh-bye’

Sunny Spot's Roy Choi says he is no longer serving small plates.
(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)

BIG PLATES: Sunny Spot, the Caribbean-influenced Venice restaurant from Roy Choi, is abandoning small plates to offer the kind of plates from way back when -- the kind with an entree portion of meat and a couple of sides. [L.A. Weekly]

WHEN IN ROME: A travel guide to the best restaurants and bars in Rome, including the 19th-century La Gensola for seafood, the Monti neighborhood’s l’Asino d’Oro and the classic Perilli for your fix of amatriciana. [Food & Wine]

BRITS WANT OUR BEER: American craft beer sales in the U.K. increased 86% last year, and they’re still going strong. [The Independent]

MEANWHILE AT McDONALD’S: At a McDonald’s in West Virginia, a U.S. flag flying upside down at half mast grabs national attention. [Huffington Post]


MORE PIE: That is, pie charts. [The Hairpin]


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