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Remembering Jonathan Gold: Scenes from the late food critic’s memorial

DJ Anthony Valadez of KCRW and images of Jonathan Gold appear onstage as visitors gather at Grand Park for a public memorial and celebration for the life of Los Angeles Times writer Jonathan Gold in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2018. Gold, who died July 21 of pancreatic cancer, was the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Angelenos gather at Grand Park for a public memorial and celebration for the life of Los Angeles Times writer Jonathan Gold in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2018. Gold, who died July 21 of pancreatic cancer, was the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

The Kogi taco truck, a Jonathan Gold favorite, sold food for people at Grand Park during a public memorial and celebration for the life of the late Los Angeles Times restaurant critic.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

KCRW Good Food host Evan Kleiman wipes a tear as she speaks about Jonathan Gold at Grand Park during a public memorial and celebration for the life of the late Los Angeles Times restaurant critic in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2018.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Angelenos gather at Grand Park for a public memorial and celebration for the life of Los Angeles Times writer Jonathan Gold in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2018. Gold, who died July 21 of pancreatic cancer, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Angelenos gather at Grand Park for a public memorial and celebration for the life of Los Angeles Times writer Jonathan Gold in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2018. Gold, the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic, died July 21 of pancreatic cancer.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Alicia and Travis dance with their children Fia, 4, and Tallie, 1, during the public memorial and celebration for the life of Los Angeles Times writer Jonathan Gold in Grand Park in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2018. Gold, who died July 21 of pancreatic cancer, was the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
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