Last week Jonathan Gold reviewed Gordon Ramsey's new Los Angeles restaurant in his First Bite column.

That review, which called Ramsey's food “timid,” is now the topic of its own article in today's British newspaper The Independent. Read on for what The Independent said about “California's most feared food critic.”

(Photo courtesy and Hell's Kitchen)

The Glaswegian chef and television personality's new Los Angeles restaurant at The London Hotel in West Hollywood, opened this week to a lukewarm reception from California's most feared food critic. Ramsay's food was “timid”, he said.

Jonathan Gold, the famously influential LA Weekly columnist, who last year became the first food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize, described the interior of Mr Ramsay's new Hollywood restaurant as “kind of a steam-punk take on a Seventies disco lounge” and claimed the cod was “overcooked”.

The article goes on to say that such reviews probably won't do much damage to Ramsey, who is best known here as the foul-mouthed star of the reality TV show, Hell's Kitchen.

Read the entire article in The Independent here.

Read Jonathan Gold's column about Gordon Ramsey's new Los Angeles restaurant here.

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