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Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold was the restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times. He won the Pulitzer Prize in criticism in 2007 and was a finalist again in 2011. A Los Angeles native, he began writing the Counter Intelligence column for the L.A. Weekly in 1986, wrote about death metal and gangsta rap for Rolling Stone and Spin among other places, and was delighted that he has managed to forge a career out of the professional eating of tacos. Gold died July 21, 2018. Jonathan Gold | 1960-2018
What to eat in Los Angeles while watching the Mexico vs. South Korea World Cup match

Jonathan Gold considers the mash-up of Mexican and Korean food possible on the occasion of Mexico playing South Korea in the World Cup

Jonathan Gold looks over the 2018 World's 50 Best Restaurants list and names some notable omissions

The World's 50 Best list has come out, with Massimo Bottura repeating as No. 1. Our restaurant critic weighs in on Bottura's Osteria Francescana and other restaurants — and wonders why Atelier Crenn isn't there.

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