Review: Getting Pleasantly Lost in the ‘City of Gold’

March 11, 2016

Jonathan Gold, legendary LA restaurant critic, gets the documentary treatment

Do you like food? Do you like movies? Do you like movies about food? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might enjoy Eater at the Movies, a column by Joshua David Stein which examines eating and drinking on screen.

City of Gold, Laura Gabbert’s adoring gaze at LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold, begins with an open MacBook Pro and a blank page. Surely, for a writer, there is nothing more daunting than an accursed cursor, blinking like a horse’s foot stomping, demanding instant inspiration. Happily…