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"Paying tribute to the beloved LA Times' food critic, Laura Gabbert's City of Gold explores Jonathan's unequalled ethos as a cultural writer ... [and is] a loving celebration of both man and metropolis." – IONcinema

The elites who sneer at Los Angeles as a cultural wasteland haven't met renegade foodie and cult icon Jonathan Gold. Director Laura Gabbert follows the first and only food writer to win a Pulitzer as he munches and muses his way through the rich melting pot of international cuisine that makes up modern-day LA, revealing the unsung gastronomic gems of his beloved town.

Cello prodigy, punk rocker, early hip-hop obsessive, polymath, art lover, dire procrastinator and adorable shambles, Gold connects cooking, community and culture in this enriching, intimate profile of both critic and city.

"City of Gold takes both references in its title seriously, somehow making it look as effortless as it does in Gold's writing to capture the diversity and vitality of a city the size of Los Angeles." – The Moveable Feast

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