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  1. Oh Sherry
    A Critical Exchange: Anonymity For An Upstairs Table? [Updated]Are critics announcing their arrivals at restaurants now, or just making reservations over Twitter?
  2. Unmasked
    Sifton Flaunts His FaceSeen enough?
  3. Anonymity
    Do You Like Your Critics to be Anonymous?One critic wonders whether he should show his face.
  4. The Other Critcs
    Restaurateurs, This Is What Robert Sietsema Looks and Sounds LikeWhat happened to that whole anonymity thing?
  5. Ask Platt
    Adam Platt Bumps Into Himself at AnnisaOur esteemed critic reacts to an all-points bulletin discovered at the new Annisa.
  6. The Other Critics
    Vettel Gets Made at Sepia; Brand BBQ and The Fifth Both TankPlus: Bruno wonders if the Atrium Wine Bar is the find of the year.
  7. Other Blogs
    Who is the Mysterious Butcher’s Grip?A Chicago chef has started an anonymous blog chronicling his love of offal.
  8. Mediavore
    Composting in Elementary School; BPA Found in Canned FoodPlus: Critical anonymity falls to bloggers, and Manischewitz returns to its roots, all in our morning news roundup.
  9. The Other Critics
    Frank Bruni Was Known for His Funky SneakersThe critic admits it has long been hard to stay anonymous.
  10. Back of the House
    Outed Sun-Times Critic SpeaksChicago critic Pat Bruno says anonymity isn’t a big deal. Oh, and blogs are bad!
  11. Back of the House
    Waiters Eat for Free If They Catch a CriticA Chicago critic blows his anonymity; meanwhile, New York servers and critics are still playing hide-and-seek.
  12. The Other Critics
    Abbe Diaz Rats Out Restaurant Girl, Searches for Herself on CraigslistThe former ‘maître d’ to the stars’ says Danyelle Freeman’s presence sent the staff into a tizzy, at the expense of other diners.