LA Times Food Editor Peter Meehan Resigns Following Accusations of Bad Behavior

The Los Angeles Times food editor Peter Meehan has resigned from his post following claims of abusive behavior and the cultivation of a toxic workplace inside the food wing of the newspaper. In a series...

Restaurant Critics Not Writing Dine-in Reviews

by exit2lef 1 year ago

I've noticed some dining critics writing essays in which they proclaim that they will not resume reviewing restaurants based on on-site dining, even as restaurants reopen their dining rooms in many...

New York Times Food Festival, Oct. 5 & 6, Manhattan...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

An e-mail from Sam Sifton, food writer/reporter for The New York Times, mentions the upcoming New York Times Food Festival to be held at different venues on Oct. 5 & 6. Bryant Park will be the site...

NYT Food Section

by BiscuitBoy 4 years ago

What the hell happened to the Times' food section? Does anyone like it? There was nothing wrong with the old format...seriously. Suspect they believed making it more "mobile style" is better

New York Times to charge for recipe access

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 years ago

"Unlimited" access to New York Times recipes via its Cooking site and app will now cost $5/week for non-subscribers, and eventually, subscribers may also have to pay extra for access via app.

WaPo Review: Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

" . . . When a news release identifies a drink’s component parts by its colors, rather than its flavors — well, that’s a pretty telling detail. And sure enough, it is vibrant and fun. But what flav...

Review of 60 Restaurants in NE Philadelphia: best Laban article in a decade

by cwdonald 4 years ago

We all have been somewhat tired of the same writing, arguing about what two bells or three bells means and seeing some of LaBan's reviews as slightly biased. That said, I really have to give kudos ...


by arepo 5 years ago

Wow! Craig LeBan really went to town on this one -- 1 star!! Totally shocking.

Boston's 47 Best New Restaurants (Boston Globe)

by BostonBestEats 5 years ago

Boston's: 47 best new restaurants according to the Boston Globe *** i've been to 8 / 47 (depending on how I count)...how about you? The Smoke Shop or SRV are my favorites. I think I need t...

Restaurant Reviews and Food Critics

by Gastronomos 5 years ago

Love, LOVE this Melissa McCart! (melissa.mccart@newsday.com) This review of Beginnings is PERFECT! Absolutely PERFECT! Reading this today gave me a Big Smile. Flip to page 75: http://edition.pa...

New Yorker profile of Pete Wells

by Blumie 5 years ago

An interesting read: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/09/12/pete-wells-the-new-york-times-restaurant-critic

Laban zero bell review for new Ritz restaurant

by sal_acid 5 years ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/food/20161009_LaBan_review_Aqimero_at_Ritz-Carlton_fails_to_capitalize_on_its_spectacular_space.html Just close it now.

Sunday NYTimes... No more NJ restaurant review?

by chefdaddyo 5 years ago

I guess I didn't get the memo. The Sunday NYTimes always did three reviews: NJ, LI, and Connecticut. I usually read all of them. No reviews at all today. Scoured every section. Anybody ???

Aqimero - Restaurant at the Ritz Carlton Philadelphia

by cwdonald 5 years ago

New restaurant at the Ritz gets panned in one of LaBan's funnier no bell reviews. My favorite part was the concluding paragraph where the table was served complimentary grasshoppers and worms.....

No Globe & Mail restaurant reviews in over 6wks. Anyone know whats up?

by acorn 5 years ago

I am an avid restaurant review reader and none of the Globes reviewers have posted a review since July 16 or so. Does anyone know what is going on? Is the Globe getting out of the review game? Thou...

Bauer Rates a Top 10 in Sacramento

by gooster 5 years ago

Michael Bauer headed to the valley and tried 17 restaurants in Sacramento and picked his top 10 of those he tried. I am guessing he went to those restaurants identified by the Convention and Visit...

Interesting NY Times article on the Negroni

by finlero 13 years ago

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/05/fashion/05shake.html I love the idea of using Hendrick's gin and Punt e Mes vermouth. The idea of swapping out the Campari for Cynar sounds a little scary...

Portland's Best Restaurants 2016

by stevewi 5 years ago

The Oregonian speaks! - Portland's 101 Best Restaurants Ranked http://www.oregonlive.com/dining/index.ssf/page/portlands_101_best_restaurants.html - Portland's Best Restaurant of 2016 http:...

Andrea Clurfeld [moved from Mid-Atlantic board]

by fatnut 13 years ago

What happened to Andrea Clurfeld? And how about Don Wilno. He was the guy who would go out with the owner of Pete and Elda's and and do a useless review in the Saturday paper.