The launch of Jonathan Gold’s list of L.A.’s 101 best restaurants is the reason for the celebration.
Jonathan Gold welcomes foodies to the 101 Launch Party.
Union Station serves as a spectacular venue for the Launch Party.
Guests sign up for a chance to win IMAX movie passes.
Pronounced ching-dow, Tsingtao is the #1 Chinese beer in the U.S.
The 101 wine bar features pours from Rodney Strong, Vina Simpatica and ZIOBAFFA.
Los Angeles Times Food Editor Amy Scattergood and Jonathan Gold attend the 101 Launch Party.
Chef Ray Garcia and the team from B.S. Taquería prepare mushroom and garlic tacos with chile de arbol.
Chef David LeFevre of Manhattan Beach Post and chef Bruce Kalman of Union are enjoying the festivities.
Craft’s pear tart features Shakerag blue cheese and candied red walnuts.
Chefs Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu of La Casita Mexicana celebrate being 34 on the list.
Chef Michael Cimarusti of Providence and guest take top honor on this year’s list.
B.S. Taquería turns up the heat with their mushroom and garlic tacos with chile de arbol.
Chefs Sang Yoon of Lukshon, Michael Voltaggio of ink. and Tom Colicchio of Craft head up three of L.A.’s best restaurants.
Guests with Matthew Bouvet and chef Nyseha Arrington of LEONA have plenty of reasons to smile.
Szechuan Impression serves chicken wrapped with asparagus.
Bartender Josh Goldman of Belcampo, executive chef Tony Esnault of Church & State, chef Ludo Lefebvre of Petit Trois and general partner Yassmin Sarmadi of Church & State proudly represent their highly acclaimed restaurants.
Jazz Singsanong and chef Tui Sungkamee are the sister-and-brother team behind Jitlada, #30 on the list.
Cheers to all the mouthwatering bites at the 101 Launch Party.
Cassia’s Vietnamese sunbathing prawns with Fresno chiles,garlic and Vietnamese hot sauce await guests.
Attendees pose with the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic.
Guests are delighted by the delicious foods and drinks.
(From left) LA Times Editor Davan Maharaj, Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, LA Times Publisher Tim Ryan, Tribune CFO Philip Doherty and guest attend the 101 Launch Party.
Szechuan Impression’s ice jelly features watermelon with mint.
Guests enjoy glasses of white from the selection of fine wines.
Fans of great food and wine turn out at Union Station.
Mariscos Jalisco serves up crispy shrimp tacos with avocado, tomato and cabbage salsa.
LA Times Deputy Food Editor Jenn Harris and food writer Betty Hallock attend the 101 Launch Party.
Hundreds converged on Union Station to sample some of L.A.’s best cooking.
Guests have fun posing with props at the LA Times photo booth.
Tom Colicchio’s Craft is #83 on the list.
All aboard Jonathan Gold’s 101 Launch Party at Union Station.
(From left) Don Reis, LA Times SVP/Chief Revenue Officer, guest, Ken DePaola, LA Times VP of Advertising, and Michael Rooney, Tribune Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, attend the 101 Launch Party.
Small bites are prepared fresh at the 101 Launch Party.
Between bites, Jazz Singsanong of Jitlada and Los Angeles Times Editor Davan Maharaj pose with guests.
The 101 Launch Party brings out L.A.’s foodies.
Attendees did not leave empty-handed.
The LA Times takes over a wing of Union Station for Jonathan Gold’s 101 Launch Party.