• What Jonathan Gold Meant to Home Cooks - In Memoriam

    4 monthes ago - By The Kitchn

    The late Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold - who died this past weekend from pancreatic cancer at age 57 - had the ability to cause two types of stampedes.
    The first one was nearly instantaneous, as readers of his reviews and listeners of Good Food (the radio show based out of public radio station KCRW-FM 89.9 in Santa Monica, California, where Gold offered recommendations for 20 years) flocked to his restaurant choice of the week.
    The second stampede was slower, but in some ways even more significant: Over the past 25 years, Gold's constant championing of immigrant cuisine...
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  • What Will Los Angeles Do Without Jonathan Gold?

    What Will Los Angeles Do Without Jonathan Gold?

    4 monthes ago - By Eater

    The vision of the city that he championed - an equitable, multicultural, multiracial democracy - is one we must fight for When I found out Jonathan Gold had died, I was in the midst of a Saturday night dinner with friends at 101 Noodle Express, my fingers greasy from devouring a gargantuan beef roll, layers of pastry wrapped around thin slices of meat that were dressed with a sweet sauce mixed with a bass note of umami, the crisp texture and rich flavor making each member of the table moan this is so good between second and third ravenous bites. 101 Noodle Express is located on Valley...
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