The long decline of the NY Times Dining section is depressing. Grimes, Bruni, Sifton and now Eric Asimov.... again. Is it really this difficult for the most important restaurant review section in NY to attract someone qualified to be a food critic. There are people on Chowhound that would make better food critics. Next, the post will be held by a former comic strip writer or a journalist that developed his/her chops by covering figure skating.