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Good Food on the Road

KCRW, Evan Kleiman, Jonathan Gold (1960-2018)

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Good Food on the Road
Good Food on the Road

Good Food on the Road

KCRW, Evan Kleiman, Jonathan Gold (1960-2018)

10
Followers
2
Plays
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KCRW’s Good Food host Evan Kleiman talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold of The Los Angeles Times about places you may not have tried yet, but ought to. Get Jonathan Gold's weekly restaurant...

Latest Episodes

A lifetime of friendship with Jonathan Gold

Journalist Jervey Tervalon remembers his long friendship with late food critic Jonathan Gold in a poem.

3 MIN2018 SEP 22
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A lifetime of friendship with Jonathan Gold

Zach Brooks: The impact of Jonathan Gold's review of Vespertine

Zach Brooks talks about what it meant to read Jonathan Gold’s review of Vespertine, one of LA’s more controversial restaurant openings in recent memory.

3 MIN2018 SEP 8
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Zach Brooks: The impact of Jonathan Gold's review of Vespertine

Tien Nguyen: Jonathan Gold on Nha Trang

Writer Tien Nguyen remembers when Jonathan Gold defended his love of the San Gabriel Valley noodle shops against critics.

3 MIN2018 SEP 1
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Tien Nguyen: Jonathan Gold on Nha Trang

Jonathan Gold's 2007 review of Jitlada

This week, we revisit one of Jonathan Gold’s favorite LA establishments, Jitlada. Home to some of the spiciest Southern Thai cuisine around, the Hollywood restaurant is a must-visit institution.

3 MIN2018 AUG 25
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Jonathan Gold's 2007 review of Jitlada

Daniel Hernandez: Jonathan Gold on El Parian

L.A. Taco’s Daniel Hernandez recalls leading Jonathan Gold on a taco crawl through Guadalajara and how Gold’s photographic memory of street tacos in Mexico informed his review of El Parian in Los Angeles.

3 MIN2018 AUG 18
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Daniel Hernandez: Jonathan Gold on El Parian

Mona Holmes: Jonathan Gold's 1989 story on N.W.A.

Before Jonathan Gold became the voice of LA’s culinary scene, he was a music writer. Eater’s Mona Holmes recalls Gold’s 1989 LA Weekly feature on N.W.A.

-1 s2018 AUG 11
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Mona Holmes: Jonathan Gold's 1989 story on N.W.A.

Laura Gabbert: Jonathan Gold's 1992 piece on the LA Riots

“From the stoop of my building, it seemed like a giant block party,” Gold wrote in 1992, just a week after the Los Angeles Riots. “City of Gold” filmmaker Laura Gabbert shares what this piece meant to her.

-1 s2018 AUG 4
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Laura Gabbert: Jonathan Gold's 1992 piece on the LA Riots

Carolina Miranda on Jonathan's review of Simon LA

As we continue to mourn the loss of Jonathan Gold, former colleague Carolina Miranda from the LA Times stopped by to share her favorite Gold review.

-1 s2018 JUL 28
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Carolina Miranda on Jonathan's review of Simon LA

Jonathan Gold praises Travis Lett's dive into Japanese gastropub fare at MTN in Venice

Nancy Singleton Hachisu has called Travis Lett’s latest opening “the most Japanese restaurant in America.” LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold explains why.

-1 s2018 JUN 30
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Jonathan Gold praises Travis Lett's dive into Japanese gastropub fare at MTN in Venice

Jonathan Gold turns up the heat at Chongqing Special Noodles

Jonathan Gold finds thin, bouncy noodles covered in spicy Sichuan peppercorn sauce at Chongqing Special Noodles in San Gabriel.

4 MIN2018 JUN 23
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Jonathan Gold turns up the heat at Chongqing Special Noodles

Latest Episodes

A lifetime of friendship with Jonathan Gold

Journalist Jervey Tervalon remembers his long friendship with late food critic Jonathan Gold in a poem.

3 MIN2018 SEP 22
Comments
A lifetime of friendship with Jonathan Gold

Zach Brooks: The impact of Jonathan Gold's review of Vespertine

Zach Brooks talks about what it meant to read Jonathan Gold’s review of Vespertine, one of LA’s more controversial restaurant openings in recent memory.

3 MIN2018 SEP 8
Comments
Zach Brooks: The impact of Jonathan Gold's review of Vespertine

Tien Nguyen: Jonathan Gold on Nha Trang

Writer Tien Nguyen remembers when Jonathan Gold defended his love of the San Gabriel Valley noodle shops against critics.

3 MIN2018 SEP 1
Comments
Tien Nguyen: Jonathan Gold on Nha Trang

Jonathan Gold's 2007 review of Jitlada

This week, we revisit one of Jonathan Gold’s favorite LA establishments, Jitlada. Home to some of the spiciest Southern Thai cuisine around, the Hollywood restaurant is a must-visit institution.

3 MIN2018 AUG 25
Comments
Jonathan Gold's 2007 review of Jitlada

Daniel Hernandez: Jonathan Gold on El Parian

L.A. Taco’s Daniel Hernandez recalls leading Jonathan Gold on a taco crawl through Guadalajara and how Gold’s photographic memory of street tacos in Mexico informed his review of El Parian in Los Angeles.

3 MIN2018 AUG 18
Comments
Daniel Hernandez: Jonathan Gold on El Parian

Mona Holmes: Jonathan Gold's 1989 story on N.W.A.

Before Jonathan Gold became the voice of LA’s culinary scene, he was a music writer. Eater’s Mona Holmes recalls Gold’s 1989 LA Weekly feature on N.W.A.

-1 s2018 AUG 11
Comments
Mona Holmes: Jonathan Gold's 1989 story on N.W.A.

Laura Gabbert: Jonathan Gold's 1992 piece on the LA Riots

“From the stoop of my building, it seemed like a giant block party,” Gold wrote in 1992, just a week after the Los Angeles Riots. “City of Gold” filmmaker Laura Gabbert shares what this piece meant to her.

-1 s2018 AUG 4
Comments
Laura Gabbert: Jonathan Gold's 1992 piece on the LA Riots

Carolina Miranda on Jonathan's review of Simon LA

As we continue to mourn the loss of Jonathan Gold, former colleague Carolina Miranda from the LA Times stopped by to share her favorite Gold review.

-1 s2018 JUL 28
Comments
Carolina Miranda on Jonathan's review of Simon LA

Jonathan Gold praises Travis Lett's dive into Japanese gastropub fare at MTN in Venice

Nancy Singleton Hachisu has called Travis Lett’s latest opening “the most Japanese restaurant in America.” LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold explains why.

-1 s2018 JUN 30
Comments
Jonathan Gold praises Travis Lett's dive into Japanese gastropub fare at MTN in Venice

Jonathan Gold turns up the heat at Chongqing Special Noodles

Jonathan Gold finds thin, bouncy noodles covered in spicy Sichuan peppercorn sauce at Chongqing Special Noodles in San Gabriel.

4 MIN2018 JUN 23
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Jonathan Gold turns up the heat at Chongqing Special Noodles

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