Notable Los Angeles Times restaurant reviews by Jonathan Gold

After NYT pans Locol, Jonathan Gold wonders if some restaurants are unreviewable

Jonathan Gold on the New York Times review of Locol.

Jonathan Gold drops anonymous restaurant critic mask

L.A. Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold bares it all, no longer pretends that everyone doesn't already know what he looks like.

Where Jonathan Gold goes for spicy comfort food in Koreatown

Jonathan Gold reviews the Los Angeles Korean restaurant Sun Nong Dan, which makes an amazing sullungtang, but its galbijjim will really blow your mind.

Jitlada's Tui Sungkamee helped popularize the idea of regional cooking

Jonathan Gold remembers Jitlada chef Suthiporn 'Tui' Sungkamee.

Jonathan Gold asks himself why Vespertine is No. 1 – and whether he even likes it

Questions and answers from Jonathan Gold on this year's 101 list

Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Chengdu Taste serves down-home Sichuan

Counter Intelligence: Jonathan Gold reviews Chengdu Taste. Along with the Sichuan restaurant's many unique dishes, the menu now features Diced Rabbit With Younger Sister's Secret Recipe.

Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Guerrilla Tacos rolls up in high style

Counter Intelligence: Jonathan Gold reviews the Guerrilla Tacos truck. Chef Wes Avila crafts delicious tacos and more with various meats, vegetables and sauces. His haute cuisine past makes this a singular L.A. experience.