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People who live here: Which papers do you read for restaurant criticism?

ghiottone | Mar 1, 201610:07 AM

My bar gets Il Messaggero. One Giacomo A. Dente reviews restaurants, which appear on Tuesdays. He does a good job of covering Rome restaurants, ranging occasionally farther afield. But his reviews are pretty worthless: 300 or so words describing the owners, the ambience, and then a listing of dishes without any substantive evaluation (other than: “non dimenticare di …”). Pretty much all of his reviews are 7 or 8 out of 10 punti. How does that help readers?

So which national papers do y’all read for restaurant criticism? Forget about regional papers - no real reviewing going one, AFAIK.

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