Jonathan Gold Dies: LA Food Critic, Age 57, Was First To Win Pulitzer Prize
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Jonathan Gold, the Los Angeles Times critic whose love of the obscure ethnic food shops of Los Angeles turned on a generation to tastes they may not have discovered, has died. He was 57 and passed from pancreatic cancer at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles tonight, according to his wife, Times arts and entertainment editor Laurie Ochoa. He was only diagnosed with the disease in early July, and his rapid demise shocked colleagues.

He was the first food critic to…


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