But has trouble tasting the devil's weed in nearly everything.
J. Gold suggests getting there now before Adam Fleischman's pizza project becomes as ubiquitous as Starbucks.
The critic makes a judgement call on whether eating food with a face is appropriate dinner conversation.
The two L.A. Times critics tackle two restaurants that share a similar penchant for hyper-seasonal produce and sustainable meats.
The nation's second largest grocery store chain is putting the kibosh on the frightening meat additive.
Jonathan Gold retains his famous column while declaring Jenee Kim's newest restaurant a contender as "the first modern Korean restaurant in Los Angeles."
Along the way, he allows us the right to enjoy our own version of bastardized Mexican food.
Eating red or processed meat daily could increase your mortality rate by thirteen percent.
The critic appraises L.A.'s shifting chef scene in his first piece since rejoining the Times.
A new day has dawned at The L.A. Times, but it may be hard to tell given the ground our critics retread.
The singer is part of a group that purchased Schwartz's Deli in Montreal.
The Sheriff is accused of offering the vehicles to a group of cronies, including the owner of Mister V's Bar and Grill.
The critic pens a swan song for L.A. Weekly on the city's densest, arguably greatest dining district.
Food will be folded into a "lifestyle" section while the paper's finally putting up a paywall online.
The loss of another foodie ace-in-the-hole leaves more giant shoes to be filled for Village Voice Media.
A big eatin' rap animal named Conor Knighton has been busy digging through menus for this track.
Village Voice Media apparently tried to retain Gold with "money the chain had not previously shown itself willing to commit."
The rumors would squash talk that coming cuts could affect the paper's Food Section.
Both critics love the breadth and invention at the new Downtown home of the chef's bäco.
The L.A. Weekly critic calls it, "the most ambitious Chinese restaurant to open in Los Angeles in a decade — maybe ever..."