Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants: The top 20
Jonathan Gold on his list of the best 101 restaurants in Southern California
Here it is, the second annual list of 101 best restaurants from The Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. You’ll need to be a member to experience the entire, fully responsive rundown, to save restaurants to a wish list, to create a brag list of places you’ve been, share your comments and to use the map. It’s a gorgeous display that highlights utility.
So, how much has changed since we brought you his first list of 101 restaurants in 2013? The 2014 version has no mention of Urasawa, which was No. 2 last year. Kogi has jumped out of the top 10, but chef Roy Choi’s Pot makes a strong debut. Trois Mec takes a huge 15-spot leap up – it’s now at No. 8. A few Orange Country restaurants make the cut. But if all you care about is the best restaurant in L.A., well, that hasn’t changed. Providence repeats.
Already feeling your blood boil? Or eager to find out more? On Monday, Jonathan will take your questions during a noon video chat.
Below, we offer his top 20 restaurants and an embeddable map available to other publications who want an easy way to get the information to their audience. But you’ll want to see the whole list to validate what you already know: Whether you have $5 or $500 to spend, L.A. is a great place to eat.
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