Pulitzer Prizes Announced: Jonathan Gold Almost Wins (Again)
No, Jonathan Gold has not won a second Pulitzer, but he's come pretty damn close. As the Weekly's editor Drex Heikes just emailed us all:
Jonathan Gold was one of the three finalists this year for the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Columbia University just announced.
The prize went to Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee, which means Jonathan remains the only restaurant critic since the invention of the printing press to win a Pulitzer.
The other finalist in criticism was architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff of The New York Times. (Here's a complete list of this year's winners.) Congratulations, Jonathan. Hopefully TMZ is not waiting in the bushes near Mozza again.