The former Angeleno critic returns to review L & E Oyster Bar.
"What you're competing against consists mostly of faded memories of bad steam-table food," the critic says of Brandon Boudet's Irish eats.
Gold considers the West L.A. burger bar through the prism of Myhrvold, Umami Burger, and Blumenthal.
Dubs the chili crab a "cult dish" at its new Tiara Cafe location.
Jonathan Gold should always be first.
The gorgeous Trattoria Neapolis is reviewed by LA Weekly
The critic calls Jason Neroni's recipes "sunny and straightforward."
The critic was married at what he refers to as "one of the city's best."
We're excited for mole meatball sandwiches and a new burger.
Rosemead's new Sichuan earns mighty accolades for its hand-cut noodles and six-spice broth.
The critic declares, "nothing here is revolutionary; almost everything here is good" at Osteria Drago.
The moles blow the critic away, while other dishes are too weird, as Besha takes her first step into Gold turf.
He calls chef Casey Lane the dark prince of 'No Substitutions, No Modifications."
The restaurant is doing the same old small plates and market-stalking, but with more honesty than most of the others, she concludes.
The L.A. Weekly editor susses out Catalina's "most ambitious restaurant."
It might involve cruelty-free soap and kolhrabi.
L.A.'s new critic turns her direct approach on the good, but "not great" burgers at Nancy Silverton and Amy Pressman's place.
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.