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Reviewing the Reviewer - Whist in LA Times

Fidelixi | Oct 16, 200212:19 PM     31

Is it just me or is this a bizarre review? She gives the restaurant 3 stars, thus putting it in a group of maybe 12 places by her system, and then goes on to explain that the room is so of-the-moment that it already seems dated; that the service is annoying; the wines are woefully over-priced; that she had a totally mediocre meal there. On top of this, she can't remember if she ate there 4 or 5 times (it worked for Dirty Harry, but not for her). Doesn't she keep notes on these things? Isn't this her job? I guess the foie gras is really stupendous.

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