He could spend three paragraphs describing a piece of fennel, a fellow diner’s hat, or a chicken’s backstory.
Gold was the first restaurant critic to win a Pulitzer Prize.
“City of Gold,” a documentary that just premiered at Sundance, is a dual portrait of an acclaimed restaurant critic and the city he loves.
New Israeli food is taking over New York. [New York Magazine]
Are celebrity chefs good for food? That was the provocative question on the table batted around by LA Weekly food critic Jonathan Gold and four Los Angeles chefs at a Zócalo Public Square and at the Skirball Cultural Center last week.
When I moved to Los Angeles last year, the first thing I noticed was that everybody here seems busy (but nobody ever gets anything done). The second thing I noticed was that Los Angeles is a pastrami town.