J. Gold would rather have a turkey burger than indulge those truffle oil-abusing scoundrels at Umami Burger.
The L.A. Times boosts the new Patina restaurant at LACMA, while The L.A. Weekly eulogizes a dearly departed force.
Bryant Ng scores big with L.A. Weekly, while the former Angeleno critic thinks the Animal team has another hit on their hands.
John Sedlar brings out the artist in The L.A. Times, while L.A.'s beer craze sweeps up L.A. Weekly.
The L.A. Times goes crazy for Downtown's all-encompassing izakaya, while Jonathan Gold deals with Nathan McCall.
Both of L.A.'s primary restaurant critics hit the road this week and like what they find.
Meanwhile, Jonathan Gold takes us behind the music at Cochon 555.
The L.A. Weekly critic also takes a first bite at Ray's and declares Morningstar the current market menu master.
The L.A. Times critic spends a night with some farm-to-table, nose-to-tail dining in Santa Barbara, while L.A. Weekly's goes crazy for Sang Yoon's new restaurant.
L.A. Times is more charmed by the man than the menu at Craig Susser's new industry hot-spot.
Lest you call him elitist, the Pulitzer Prize–winning cheap-eats champion is the first to declare, "I'm the snob."
L.A. Weekly turns an attempted April Fool's day joke into its next big review.
Strangely, it's not the robata that wows L.A.'s number-one critic at Robata Jinya.
"What is the seafood equivalent of pigs' ear?"
Jason Travi's cooking has a ways to go, cries The L.A. Times, while L.A. Weekly finds itself in a Chinese poultry paradise.
The L.A. Times calls Piccolo's more approachable branch authentic, while L.A. Weekly finds much to enjoy at John Rivera Sedlar's breezy new restaurant.
David Feau's cooking pries a third star from the tight fists of S. Irene Virbila, while Mr. Gold gets called out for his saltenas story.
Brad A. Johnson also takes a look at the refreshed Fraiche, with much nicer things to say than The L.A. Times.
L.A. Times gets in another dig at Fabio Viviani, while L.A. Weekly eats insects at a familiar favorite.
The critic will do more writing, with upcoming features in Food & Wine and freelance reviews for Angeleno.