• Jonathan Gold, Food Critic Who Celebrated L.A.'s Cornucopia, Dies at 57

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    A gourmand who explored Los Angeles's immigrant communities, taco carts and chic restaurants, Mr. Gold won renown in the culinary world and a Pulitzer Prize for criticism.
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  • Jonathan Gold, LA Times Restaurant Critic and Food Writer, Dead at 57

    Jonathan Gold, LA Times Restaurant Critic and Food Writer, Dead at 57

    4 monthes ago - By Eater

    The beloved food writer opened up LA's restaurant scene to the world Jonathan Gold , one of the world's most prolific and highly regarded restaurant critics, has died. He was 57.
    The only food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize for food and restaurant criticism, Gold was for decades a singular voice in LA's multi-cultural restaurant scene. The LA Times was first to break the news of Gold's passing at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, a result of pancreatic cancer that was diagnosed in early July.
    Having started in music writing, Gold was able to dissect and display the nuances of...
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  • Jonathan Gold on the Art of Food Criticism

    Jonathan Gold on the Art of Food Criticism

    4 monthes ago - By Eater

    The late Los Angeles Times restaurant critic, in his own words Jonathan Gold, the Los Angeles Times r estaurant critic who became the first journalist to win the Pulitzer Prize for food criticism, died Saturday evening of pancreatic cancer, the LAT reported. He was 57.
    Gold is credited with being one of the first restaurant critics to laser-focus on what he called “traditional” cuisine - “I hate the word ‘ethnic,'” he said in 2009. With his forays into off-the-beaten path neighborhoods, Gold made the act of discovery part of the thrill; he would seek out the cuisines of communities on the...
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  • Food writer Ruth Reichl on Jonathan Gold: He gave us the keys to a hidden city

    4 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Jonathan Gold was the most maddening person I've ever met. Ask anyone. His friends all knew that when he called you, 20 minutes after he'd promised to join you for dinner - at a restaurant or your house - to say he'd hit terrible traffic, it probably meant he hadn't even gotten into his car. He...
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