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Jonathan Gold Documentary ‘City of Gold’ Premiers at Sundance

Posted January 28, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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City of Gold, Laura Gabbert’s documentary film about LA’s beloved restaurant critic Jonathan Gold premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival.
In her interview with Evan Kleiman Gabbert says it took three coffee meetings to convince Gold to do the film. Only after telling him that the movie would be “a film about Los Angeles but through his eyes” did he agree to the project. Gabbert …

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The Starry Kitchen Story – From Illegal Restaurant to an Ambitious Kickstarter Campaign

Posted January 26, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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When Nguyen Tran and his wife Thi opened Starry Kitchen it was a part time restaurant operating out of their tiny apartment in North Hollywood. Six years and three brick and mortar locations later, the couple has gone to Kickstarter with an ambitious campaign to #SaveOurBalls (meaning the deep fried tofu balls of course.)

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Jonathan Gold Walks us Through Sixteen Courses at Noma Japan

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Noma Japan is a five week pop up during which chef Rene Redzepi moved his entire restaurant – the decor, the chefs, the servers, even the dishwasher – to the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo. Fifty eight thousand people tried to get a reservation. But guess who scored a table?

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times walks us through sixteen courses at Noma Japan.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Pistola, An Italian Steakhouse

Posted January 16, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Pistola, an Italian steakhouse from chef Vic Casanova.

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Chef Predictions for 2015. Plus, a Giveaway! Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Four Dine LA Restaurants!

Posted January 16, 2015 by | 48 Comments | ]
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We asked 8 chefs participating in dineL.A. to weigh in on their predictions for 2015.

Plus, we are giving away four $50 gift certificates to Cafe Gratitude, Badmaash, Sugarfish and Blue Plate Taco. Leave us a comment with your food trend forecasts for the year ahead and Evan will select her four favorites on Monday at 3 o’clock.

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Where Jonathan Gold Thinks You Should Eat This Weekend in LA: Ledlow

Posted January 9, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Ledlow, the latest opening from chef Josef Centeno who now has four restaurants clustered around the intersection of 4th and Main in Downtown LA.

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Where Jonathan Gold Thinks You Should Eat This Weekend in LA: Porridge + Puffs

Posted December 24, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
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This week on Good Food Jonathan Gold reviews Porridge + Puffs, a porridge pop up inside Field Trip (also a pop up) at the SEE-LA’s Farmers Kitchen in Hollywood.

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Where Jonathan Gold Thinks You Should Eat This Weekend in LA: LA Chapter

Posted December 19, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews LA Chapter, a restaurant inside the Ace Hotel in Downtown LA.

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Where Jonathan Gold Thinks You Should Eat (and Drink) This Weekend in LA: Scopa Italian Roots

Posted December 12, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Scopa Italian Roots, a fairly new addition to Venice that he describes as “part Italian restaurant and part cocktail lounge.”

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Recipe: The Slanted Door’s Sticky Rice with Sweet Potato

Posted December 4, 2014 by | 6 Comments | ]
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When we saw this simple recipe from Charles Phan’s new cookbook The Slanted Door we knew we had to share it.

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