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.