The Other Critics

Irene Loves Eva; Gold Reveals Kiyokawa

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S. Irene Virbila is crazy about Eva, where Mark Gold “communicates his love of cooking to his guests” with affordable elegance and killer comfort family dinners on Sunday. [L.A. Times]

Jonathan Gold unearths the treasures of Kiyokawa, home of “possibly the best unknown sushi chef in Los Angeles at the moment,” and recommends tossing the menu for his omakase. [L.A. Weekly]

Los Angeles is not very enthused about Marche, feeling that “presentations seem hasty and the balance of ingredients is off.” [Los Angeles]

J Gold suggests switching out Father’s Office for Golden State if you want a great cheeseburger, fries, and beer without the former’s noise and crowd. [L.A. Weekly]

New Pasadena Magazine contributor Jonathan Gold finds Choza Mama a welcome addition to a cockamamie city of chains and dashed dream dining, though it’s lucky not to be competing with Mo-Chica’s perfect Peruvian while still in its first clumsy weeks. [L.A. Weekly]

Charlie don’t surf and Merrill Shindler admits he doesn’t either, hitting up Manhattan Beach’s 24/7 classic The Kettle and giving it two snaps up. [Daily Breeze]

Irene Loves Eva; Gold Reveals Kiyokawa