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Jonathan Gold does dizi at Nersses Vanak

Posted February 5, 2016 by | 0 Comments | ]
Nersses Vanak - Dizi

This week, Gold reviews Nersses Vanak, an Iranian-Armenian restaurant specializing in dizi, also known as abgoosht.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Viviane

Posted January 15, 2016 by | Comments Off | ]
Viviane - Beet & Apple Salad

This week, he visits Viviane at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills. In this latest iteration of the hotel’s restaurant menu, Chef Michael Hung lends a gentle touch to his delightful take on classic Parisian bistro fare.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Pok Pok LA

Posted January 8, 2016 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week, he visits Pok Pok LA, the latest addition to Chef Andy Ricker’s restaurant empire, inspired by the flavors of northern Thai-style cooking.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Trois Familia

Posted January 1, 2016 by | Comments Off | ]
Trois Familia - ToastedGarlicButterCroissantSandwich

This week, he visits Trois Familia, the third restaurant from Chef Ludo Lefebvre and his partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Seafood Palace in Monterey Park

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
GFOTR - Seafood Palace

This week, Jonathan reviews Seafood Palace in the San Gabriel Valley. This Chiu Chow-style restaurant is most famous for their house-special crab, topped with “sliced chiles, chopped scallions and crunchy handfuls of golden fried garlic.”

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Mexicano in Baldwin Hills

Posted December 11, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
Mexicano - Chiles el Nogada

This week, Jonathan reviews Mexicano, the second restaurant by Jaime Martín del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu, the chef/owners of the popular La Casita Mexicana in Bell.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Baroo

Posted December 4, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
Baroo - Matthew & Kwang

Baroo is the brainchild of chef/owner Kwang Uh and his partner, Matthew Kim. By combining traditional Korean ingredients and techniques with those of French, Italian, Spanish and modernist training, Chef Kwang is crafting an experimental menu that’s all his own.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews J. Zhou Oriental Cuisine

Posted November 26, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week, Jonathan visits J. Zhou Oriental Cuisine, an ambitious Chinese restaurant located in The District, a sprawling open air mall in Tustin. Serving their elaborate banquet menu by night, Gold says it’s one of Southern California’s “top five” dim sum restaurants by day.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Anzutei Ramen in Downtown LA

Posted November 20, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
Anzutei Ramen

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Anzutei, a Nagoya-style ramen shop in Downtown LA.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone’s Maude in Beverly Hills

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
Maude - Curtis Stone square

Snagging a seat at celebrity chef Curtis Stone’s restaurant, Maude, in Beverly Hills might just be one of the most difficult tickets to come by of the LA fine dining scene.

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