College is about learning how to fit in, or—if you’re talented enough—finding out you don’t have to. As someone who fails to make the latter group, I often find myself ordering black bean cheeseburgers and pattyless patty melts to keep up with friends who eat traif with aplomb. When...
Bryant out for nine months after shoulder surgery
LAMOTH remembers 70th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz
Hillel 818 starts anew following Federation-led transformation
Jordan prisoner swap on hold, fate of Japanese ISIS hostage unclear
Moving ‘God, Faith & Identity’ passes mantle of remembrance
Two literary giants, a lawsuit and Dick Cavett
Drones, Jews and morality
The rebirth of Running Springs
Tag: Restaurant Critic
June 29, 2012 | 12:04 pm
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.
He assumed, of course, that I knew what...
May 27, 1999 | 8:00 pmWhen 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...