Jonathan Gold Embraces the New and the Old in Chinatown

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Photo: Antoine Taveneaux

Photo: Antoine Taveneaux

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. Last month he wrote an article for the paper declaring Chinatown the hottest restaurant district in Los Angeles. This week on Good Food he discusses the newcomers as well as his old standbys.

New comers:

Chego, 727 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Scoops, 727 N Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012

Cognoscenti Coffee727 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Pok Pok Phat Thai727 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Little Jewel, 207 Ord Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ramen Champ, 727 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Oldies but Goodies:

Lucky Deli for roast duck, 706 N Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012

Buu Dien “still the best bahn mi in town”, 642 N Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012

Full House for Salt and Pepper shrimp at 2am, 963 N Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90012

New Kamara for Cambodian noodles, 709 N Hill St Ste 14 Los Angeles, CA 90012

Kim Chuy for peanut noodles, fish balls and fried leek cakes, 727 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012