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Jonathan Gold in the L.A. Weekly offices in 2007 celebrating his Pulitzer Prize. He remains the only food critic to have won the honor.
Jonathan Gold in the L.A. Weekly offices in 2007 celebrating his Pulitzer Prize. He remains the only food critic to have won the honor.
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Food lovers across the country turn to him for advice and he's considered a treasure by many here in Southern California.

L.A. Times food critic Jonathan Gold has won lots of accolades. Not the least of which, he's the first food critic to win a Pulitzer Prize.

You'd think that would be enough. But no.  Now, he's got a bot.  

You can ask the Goldbot for suggestions, and get answers, with a Gold twist.

L.A. Times digital editor Melissa Leu helped put the chatbot together she spoke to A Martinez and Libby Denkmann with the man who's mind somehow powers the Goldbot: Jonathan Gold.

To hear the full segment, click the blue play button above.

And if you want to chat with the GoldBot yourself, you can message him here.