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KCRW’s Good Food host Evan Kleiman talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, the late and great Jonathan Gold of The Los Angeles Times about places you may not have tried yet, but ought to. 

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KCRW’s Good Food host Evan Kleiman talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, the late and great Jonathan Gold of The Los Angeles Times about places you may not have tried yet, but ought to. 

    A lifetime of friendship with Jonathan Gold

    A lifetime of friendship with Jonathan Gold

    Journalist Jervey Tervalon remembers his long friendship with late food critic Jonathan Gold in a poem.

    • 3 min
    Zach Brooks: The impact of Jonathan Gold's review of Vespertine

    Zach Brooks: The impact of Jonathan Gold's review of Vespertine

    Zach Brooks talks about what it meant to read Jonathan Gold’s review of Vespertine, one of LA’s more controversial restaurant openings in recent memory.

    • 4 min
    Tien Nguyen: Jonathan Gold on Nha Trang

    Tien Nguyen: Jonathan Gold on Nha Trang

    Writer Tien Nguyen remembers when Jonathan Gold defended his love of the San Gabriel Valley noodle shops against critics.

    • 4 min
    Jonathan Gold's 2007 review of Jitlada

    Jonathan Gold's 2007 review of Jitlada

    This week, we revisit one of Jonathan Gold’s favorite LA establishments, Jitlada. Home to some of the spiciest Southern Thai cuisine around, the Hollywood restaurant is a must-visit institution.

    • 3 min
    Daniel Hernandez: Jonathan Gold on El Parian

    Daniel Hernandez: Jonathan Gold on El Parian

    L.A. Taco’s Daniel Hernandez recalls leading Jonathan Gold on a taco crawl through Guadalajara and how Gold’s photographic memory of street tacos in Mexico informed his review of El Parian in Los Angeles.

    • 3 min
    Mona Holmes: Jonathan Gold's 1989 story on N.W.A.

    Mona Holmes: Jonathan Gold's 1989 story on N.W.A.

    Before Jonathan Gold became the voice of LA’s culinary scene, he was a music writer. Eater’s Mona Holmes recalls Gold’s 1989 LA Weekly feature on N.W.A.

    • 3 min

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