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  1. Rants
    Bon App Blogger Pens Anti-Yelp Screed“Yelp has become a breeding ground for crackpot neighbors and, for some reason, I totally let them fool me sometimes.”
  2. Quote of the Day
    The Chef’s Sluts9 lessons on how NOT to be an asshole diner.
  3. Lawsuits
    Giant-Conglomerate Dr Pepper Trying to Eradicate Dublin Dr PepperThe tiny Texas bottler may have to change its ways.
  4. Rants
    Mimi Sheraton on New York’s ‘Deplorable’ Bagel SituationAnd don’t even get the former ‘Times’ critic started on Montreal-style bagels.
  5. Mediavore
    Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Hits Hall of Fame; Fedrran Adria to Create Snacks forThe soda maker tries to tap into the cult of chef worship.
  6. Rants
    Will Killing Change Mark Zuckerberg Into ‘A Real Man?’Zocalo Public Square finds another a hole to poke in the Facebook founder’s latest publicity stunt.
  7. Fronteraland
    Now Rick Bayless Dares To Call Angelenos ‘Timid’The Chicago chef bungles an assessment of the Angeleno appetite… AGAIN!
  8. Rants
    If You Like the Idea of Eating Safe, Affordable Food, You Should Probably JustSpiking food costs! E. coli outbreaks! Drastic food-safety budgets cuts!
  9. Rants
    Foodies and Locavores, People Still Feel the Need to Tell You How Much TheyJohn Mariani, specifically.
  10. Rants
    SinoSoul Takes On Korean Cuisine“Korean cuisine is a 2 trick donkey,” writes the controversial blogger, not afraid to stir up another fight.
  11. Truckin’
    News Flash: Most of Our Food Trucks Kinda SuckRoy Choi and one of the partners in RoadStoves are very unhappy that you don’t understand the food truck movement they sold you.
  12. Rants
    David Chang Is Not Going to F%*&ing Pat You on the Back Don’t tell him you’re a blogger, and don’t be “fucking drunk” at his restaurants.
  13. Mediavore
    Food Prices Could Spread Extreme Poverty in Asia; Britney Spears Abstains FromRising costs continue to put world economies at risk, while the singer contractually limits the possibility of temptation.
  14. Rants
    Bourdain Rips Into Beard Awards, Food Writers, and John Mariani (Again)A writer defends herself and a chef agrees.
  15. Rants
    What’s Eating Alex Beam?A Globe columnist arrives a tiny bit late to the (dinner) party.
  16. Rants
    Cuozz: D.J.’s Out of the Dining Room“Everybody laugh at The Cuozz!”
  17. Rants
    Gael Greene: Leave Jeffrey Chodorow Alone!“What did the guy do? What is his sin?”
  18. Rants
    It’s Time to Stop Naming Your Restaurants and Shops After BrooklynBreuckelen, Breukelen, BKLYN, and anything BK are also unacceptable.
  19. Rants
    SinoSoul Prefers Puppies to Another F-ing Mac & Cheese RecipeTony Chen spares no one, not even himself and his 99 free dinners he wrote about.
  20. Lists
    Steve Jobs, ‘You,’ Among Those Named Most Powerful People in FoodThe Daily Meal releases a list that we’re sure is just designed to bother us.
  21. The Gold Watch
    J. Gold Holds Up The Service at Salt’s CureA hungry reader responds to the critic’s examination of anonymity with a story that finds him chatting with a chef and keeping the food delayed.
  22. Rants
    Hoping for the Death of Flash Websites in 2011
  23. Rants
    Cuozzo: Williamsburg Is a ‘Vexation’The ‘Post’ critic would like us all to stop talking about “the stomping ground of subsidized slackers,” please.
  24. Rants
    Where’s The Lard?“In what crazy pants world is “no lard” a selling point?” asks Midtown Lunch.
  25. Trends
    Okay, We Get It: You Don’t Like Foodies. Now Shut Up Already!The Times is the latest to publish an anti-foodie screed.
  26. Rants
    Sara Jenkins on ‘The Dark Side of Benefit Dinners’Should a chef avoid these “giant, self-congratulatory parties”?
  27. Health Concerns
    Meet the Salmonella VillainThis most recent egg recall and major salmonella outbreak is linked to the same egg producer arguably responsible for the nation’s first outbreaks thirty years ago.
  28. Let’s Do Lunch
    Zach Brooks Gets White-Washed in Thai TownMidtown Lunch looks at seven things to hate about eating lunch in L.A.
  29. Rants
    N.Y. Times Intrepidly Ventures ‘A Few Miles East on the 10’ to Eat inA long list of new restaurants and classics are omitted as the Gray Lady “discovers” Downtown destination dining.
  30. Health Concerns
    Easy Solution to the Egg Recall: Don’t Buy Cheap EggsMichael Pollan is probably right; $8 for untainted, local eggs doesn’t sound so bad right now.
  31. Funnies
    Your Foodie-ism May Cost You Your FriendsYou may have become such a food smarty pants that no one will ever want to cook for you again.
  32. Rants
    Charlie Hallowell Talks Love and Penis Size With Guardian ScribeThe Oakland pizza chef wants to make love to you, through pizza.
  33. Rants
    Ozersky: It’s Good to Be a Dude in FoodConsider it a counterpoint to Amanda Cohen contemplating industry sexism.
  34. Rants
    Ivy Stark: ‘ I Have Clearly Been Misunderstood’Dos Caminos’ chef feels she was misunderstood.
  35. Rants
    New Yorker Ivy Stark Attacks L.A.’s Mexican FoodFive years at UCLA showed Dos Caminos’ chef the limits of L.A.’s Mexican cuisine.
  36. Rants
    S. M. Daily Press Chortles at Dead Whales and Triple HomicideBad jokes about pregnant murder victims are out-of-touch given a recent neighborhood tragedy.
  37. Rants
    Rob Eshman Returns to Clarify His Position on L.A. DiningThe Jewish Journal editor faces the backlash to his recent op-ed.
  38. Eatiquette
    Steve Cuozzo Will Hold His Breath Until White Tablecloths Come BackThe ‘Post’ critic rants against the “casualization” of fine-dining restaurants.
  39. TV Land
    The Guy Fieri Rant That Never WasAn outtake from last night’s episode of ‘No Reservations.’
  40. Rants
    Has L.A. Dining Gone Soft on Critical Thought?Has L.A.’s critical landscape become a desert?
  41. Rants
    L.A. Not on Huff’s Best Local Foods ListHuff Post gives L.A. restaurants the slip on local food.
  42. Rants
    Obnoxious Website Music: New York’s Most Notable OffendersIn which we publicly shame the restaurants whose websites assault you with auto theme music.
  43. Rants
    Two More Food Writers Say ENOUGH WITH CUPCAKES AND BACONThey’re a little late to the table.
  44. Rants
    What Do We Have to Do to Get a Phone Charger Around Here?Can we get all Andy Rooney on you for a second?
  45. Rants
    Tac Quick Thai: Why Do We Even Bother Calling It a Secret Menu Anymore?Tasting Table Chicago launches with a refresher course in how to get truly authentic Thai.
  46. Lists
    Phrases That Should Never Be Used on MenusSome ways of describing food should just never be used. Ever.
  47. Rants
    Chefs’ Parking OnlyVespa pollution outside of the French Culinary Institute.
  48. Rants
    Old Town Weighs In on the Whole Palin-Letterman ThingThe bar is just as charming as ever!
  49. Rants
    Bourdain and Batali Rag on Cupcakes, Food Network, and Just About EverythingReports from their talk at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre.
  50. Rants
    Restaurateur: Stay Away From the Famous, Work With the SpanishAn anonymous restaurant owner is the latest to come out against starstruck culinary school grads.
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