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Jonathan Gold Reviews Odys + Penelope

Posted May 22, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he takes us to Odys & Penelope, the newest restaurant from husband and wife team Quinn and Karen Hatfield. He is fond of the meats cooked over live fire, but a porridge of millet and cauliflower and a slice of chocolate pie steal the show.

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Jonathan Gold’s Favorite Cocktails in LA

Posted May 15, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. Instead of a restaurant review, this week we are highlighting his LA Times coverage on the city’s best cocktails.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Asanebo in Studio City

Posted May 8, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he revisits Asanebo in Studio City where he’s pleased to find seasonal Japanese delicacies like hairy crab from Hokkaido. He says the knifework alone makes the hairy crab an impressive dish, and the flavor is sweet and more subtle than the dungeness crab we find here.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Empress Pavilion in Chinatown

Posted May 1, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he returns to the rekindled Empress Pavilion in Chinatown. When the restaurant first opened in the late 1980′s customers waited 2 hours for dim sum. Today the lines have moved to the San Gabriel Valley, but Jonathan says the dim sum at the newly renovated Empress Pavilion remains a solid (line-free) option.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Cadet in Santa Monica

Posted April 24, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Cadet, the solo project from chef Kris Tominaga (formerly of Hart & the Hunter). While he’s intrigued by the concept, Jonathan is less impressed with the execution of the large plates which are served with an assortment of house-made side dishes. However, he suggests that it’s a solid watering hole with an interesting bar program and satisfying snacks.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Redbird at the Vibiana in Downtown LA

Posted April 17, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Redbird, the much-anticipated opening from chef Neal Fraser.

The opening of the restaurant (which is housed in the former rectory of Downtown’s Saint Vibiana Cathedral) was plagued with delays, but Jonathan says it was worth the wait.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Lincoln in Pasadena

Posted April 10, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he considers the “Things in a Bowl” trend that has swept Los Angeles. He visits Lincoln, the latest brick and mortar from Christine Moore and Pam Perkins where you can find delicious “Things in a Bowl” as well as an impressive pastry case.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Barrel & Ashes in Studio City

Posted April 3, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Barrel & Ashes, an upscale barbecue joint in studio city. Chef Timothy Hollingsworth was the chef de cuisine at French Laundry in Yountville before opening Barrel & Ashes last November.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews All’Acqua in Atwater Village

Posted March 27, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits All’Acqua, chef Don Dickman’s convivial Italian restaurant in Atwater Village.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Adana in Glendale

Posted March 13, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week he reviews Adana, an under-the-radar Middle Eastern restaurant in Glendale where the chicken kabob is perplexingly delicious.

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