Jonathan Gold Reviews Barrel & Ashes in Studio City

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The brisket at Barrel & Ashes. Photo by Sierra Prescott


Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Barrel & Ashes, an upscale barbecue joint in studio city. Chef Timothy Hollingsworth was the chef de cuisine at French Laundry in Yountville before opening Barrel & Ashes last November.

What to order: the hoe cake, brisket, jalapeño-cheddar sausage, pork short ribs, spicy pork rinds and banana pudding.

Where is it? 11801 Ventura Blvd Studio City CA 91604, 818-623-8883

Read Jonathan’s LA Times review here and find all of his restaurant recommendations on the Good Food Restaurant Map.

Frito pie. Photo by Sierra Prescott
Frito pie. Photo by Sierra Prescott
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Jonathan Gold raved about the banana pudding. Photo by Sierra Prescott
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The dining room at Barrel & Ashes. Photo by Sierra Prescott