The moles blow the critic away, while other dishes are too weird, as Besha takes her first step into Gold turf.
Owner Andrew Chiu says it may even be "better" than L.A.'s Chinese capital, and SinoSoul chimes in.
He calls chef Casey Lane the dark prince of 'No Substitutions, No Modifications."
Tony gushes over a meal at Mozza and a trip to Night + Market with J. Gold, and even has a few Dragnet flashbacks.
The L.A. Weekly editor susses out Catalina's "most ambitious restaurant."
It might involve cruelty-free soap and kolhrabi.
Five events in three days, designed by and for L.A. locals.
Increasingly, the Matsuhisa veteran is being praised for his produce more than his sashimi.
The critic calls the place, "crafty, folky, a bit clumsy and subtly manipulative."
The L.A. Weekly critic gives Micah Wexler the standing ovation he deserves.
The L.A. Times critic notes the same great food, new dis-enchantingly trendy space.
Noting that Alain Giruad is one of the few L.A. chefs capable of commanding a giant kitchen, J. Gold feels "it's hard not to expect more."
The critic discusses his family's religion by way of L.A.'s delis, with help from some famous friends.
Eating in L.A. is almost as much about the journey as it is about the destination.
The critic notes that kaiseki influences are a growing antidote to our over-saturated gastro-pub scene.
Lunasia offers the Chinese breakfast marvels until 8:30 P.M.
The critic dishes on his career as a music writer and his beef with Suge Knight.
Sherry says "There's really nothing quite like Black Hogg in L.A."
The critic praises a new forward-leaning menu of San Sebastian-style cuisine in Pasadena.