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Good Food on the Road

Good Food on the Road

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.

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Scratch Bar

Jonathan Gold calls Scratch Bar a "hyper-modern gastropub" in Beverly Hills that's serving up dishes with quirky presentation. more >>

Orsa and Winston

Jonathan Gold reviews chef Josef Centeno's latest culinary endeavor, located in downtown Los Angeles. more >>

Church and State

Jonathan Gold calls Church & State, a restaurant in Arts District of downtown, "the closest thing to a first-rate French bistro that Los Angeles has seen in years." more >>

The Best Thai Restaurant in the US

Jonathan Gold talks about Lotus of Siam, a Thai restaurant in Las Vegas, that he claims is the best in the country. more >>


Jonathan Gold Evan Kleiman visit a steakhouse in Las Vegas. Nowadays there are many to choose from. But Jonathan Gold focused on Carnevino... more >>

Guerrilla Tacos

Chef Wes Avila has a taco truck that frequents the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles. more >>

Rustic Canyon

Jonathan Gold reassesses Rustic Canyon, a wine bar in Santa Monica, now that Jeremy Fox is the chef. more >>


Little Tokyo is home to what Jonathan says "may be the first dedicated offal restaurant in Los Angeles." more >>


Acabar is a newly opened "grand neo-Moroccan lounge-restaurant" in Hollywood that elevates the can of sardines. more >>

Little Sister

Jonathan Gold reviews Little Sister, a new Pan-Asian small plates restaurant in Manhattan Beach from the team behind Abigaile in Hermosa Beach. more >>

Din Tai Fung

Jonathan Gold talks about the new outpost of Din Tai Fung at the Americana at Brand in Glendale. more >>

Factory Kitchen

Jonathan Gold reviews Factory Kitchen , a new Italian restaurant in the Arts District in downtown LA. more >>

Omakase Is the Rule at Sushi Zo

At the new branch of Sushi Zo in Downtown LA, the $150 omakase, or chef's tasting menu, is the only option. more >>

Jonathan Gold's Favorite Breakfast Spots

Jonathan Gold discusses his favorite breakfast haunts in LA. more >>

Pig Ear Cheetos and Appletini Otter Pops at The Church Key

Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold reviews The Church Key, a new restaurant in West Hollywood with executive chef Steven Fretz. more >>
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Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold is a Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic and columnist for the Los Angeles Times and host of KCRW's 'Good Food on the Road.'

Evan Kleiman

Evan Kleiman has been the host of Good Food since 1997. A true culinary multitasker, she is often referred to as "the fairy Godmother of the LA food scene." In addition to her role as host of Good Food on KCRW, Evan is a chef, sought after speaker and an active member of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council and the Stewardship Council for Roots of Change.

Evan helmed the beloved Angeli Caffe for 28 years. She is the author of 8 cookbooks on Italian cooking and the video app "Easy As Pie."

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