Though the film festival itself is still a couple of weeks away, cinephiles and food lovers alike are already hearing their stomachs growl over the eventual Sundance unleashing of City of Gold.
The relatively lighthearted documentary follows Los Angeles' own cultural cuisine-ophile and LA Times staffer Jonathan Gold as he, well, does what he does: drives around the city's ethnically varied urban sprawl, poking into offbeat restaurants and trying to find the best of what's out there.
Of course, City of Gold is likely to be much more than just a day-in-the-life. While Eater hasn't found a trailer for the film yet, Gold's unique intelligence, his effortless ability to tap into the subtle nuances of differing regional food types and his cozy relationship with some of the city's finest chefs and restaurateurs are likely to play a pretty outsized role in the film.
For anyone making the trek from L.A. to Sundance this year (and yes, there are thousands of you) here's the current schedule for catching City of Gold:
Tuesday, 1/27 11:30 a.m. Library Center Theatre
Wednesday 1/28 9:00 a.m. Yarrow Hotel Theatre
Thursday 1/29 9:45 p.m. Broadway Centre Cinema 3
Friday 1/30 6:00 p.m. Redstone Cinema 7
Saturday 1/31 3:00 p.m. Egyptian Theatre
Tickets for the screenings aren't currently available, but should come online in the next week or so. When available, they can be purchased here.