Jonathan Gold is one of THE most respected Foodies in the world. He currently writes for the Los Angeles Times and used to write for LA Weekly and Gourmet. In 2007 he became the first food critic to win the Pulitzer Prize. He is also a regular on KCRW’s Good Food radio program.
When asked about restaurant chains the only thing he had to say about zankou was this.
”Zankou needs no defense.”
Thanks Mr. Gold!