Nine Good Reasons All Chefs Hate All Food Writers
Chefs are right to hate food writers. Writers, especially critics, are entitled yet uninformed, and get perks that normal diners can only dream of—all at the chef's expense. Here are nine reasons writers like me inspire such loathing from the kitchen...
Dos and Don’ts of the Burger Bash
I went to Miami Beach last weekend to judge the Burger Bash but when I got there I found out I was blacklisted from the panel. I ate almost every burger anyway and thought a Dos and Don'ts was the perfect way to convey my elation and scorn.
The Painful Exile to Brooklyn
I don't believe that anyone moves to Brooklyn who can avoid it, and my current condition hasn't done anything to change my mind. I don't give a shit about whether a neighborhood has "character"; I want more than one decent restaurant within walking...
The Glutton's Guide to Buffets
A glutton doesn't want much from life, other than a limitless supply of food, ready access to air-conditioning, a shower massage, and eventually, a full-time attendant. For such a person, only one form of food service will do, and you can bet it's not...