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Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold is 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 is delighted that he has managed to forge a career out of the professional eating of tacos.
Jonathan Gold is intrigued by the Israeli-inspired flavors at the Exchange

The proto-Israeli food at the Exchange is made by Alex Chang, a Californian with a Mexican mother and a Chinese dad. He spent formative years in Tokyo. Those influences and more can be tasted in his dishes.

The Hearth & Hound, April Bloomfield's new Los Angeles restaurant, is nothing like a gastropub

Jonathan Gold considers April Bloomfield's vegetable-centric cooking at Hollywood's new Hearth & Hound

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