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  • ‘City of Gold’ captures flavor of Los Angeles

    February 5, 2015 | 8:59 am

    If you live in Los Angeles and care about food, you already know Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times.

    You may have traced one of his pithy reviews to a mini-mall in the San Gabriel Valley for Sichuanese hand-torn noodles, or to an...

  • Why isn’t L.A. up to haute kosher?

    January 30, 2013 | 12:08 pm

    During lunch at the Golden State restaurant on Fairfax, in between making sure my kids’ locavore-friendly food stays on plates and haranguing them to eat a few Persian cucumber slices, my eyes often linger on the hulking building across the street. In just a couple of seconds I’m...

  • Jonathan Gold and His Last Langer’s Pastrami [VIDEO]

    By Rob Eshman

    September 17, 2010 | 2:36 pm

    On the eve of Yom Kippur I came across Jonathan Gold’s latest feature in L.A. Weekly, in which he answers a reader’s query, “What kind of food would you want served at your wake?”

    How appropriate.  The central theme of this season is embodied in the Unetanah Tokef prayer, “Who shall...

  • Jonathan Gold: Mining L.A.‘s eclectic eateries

    By Tom Teicholz

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "The plov is great."

    Jonathan Gold, the LA Weekly's restaurant critic and the 2007 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, e-mailed me the above about Uzbekistan (the restaurant on La Brea, not the country), where we were planning to meet.

    Jonathan GoldHe assumed, of course, that I knew what...

  • Good As Gold

    By Rob Eshman

    May 27, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    When the editors of Gourmet named Jonathan Gold the magazine's restaurant critic, an obvious question came to mind: Why don't they just stick a fork in our hearts? To his fans in Los Angeles, losing Jonathan Gold cannot hurt much less.

    Gold has been writing restaurant reviews in Los...