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Consider The Fork: Is Food Criticism Relevant?

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 09.15.2016 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

There are many ways to critique an art form such as cooking, and like most art forms, the way one sees it differs from one to the other. Opinions are, with no need to repeat a vulgar idiom, commonplace. Everyone has an opinion when it comes to food, even picky four-year-olds.

10 Unique Ways To Spend Your Spring Break

Uloop | Posted 05.17.2015 | College

Spring break is practically upon us, and those of us that live to procrastinate still have absolutely no clue what we're going to do.

Omg! Ratatouille Is Coming to Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The breaking news this week is that Disneyland-Paris will be opening a new area in its park this summer, a Ratatouille-land of sort. "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!" The rats are saying (hopefully they won't be coming).

Major Restaurant Critic Abandons Anonymity

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 12.30.2013 | Taste

Will more critics follow suit?

WATCH: Are Yelp 'Stars' Hurting The Restaurant Business?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green

As food prices rise and environmental and workers' rights issues become increasingly important to consumers, Corby Kummer thinks it's necessary to ask...

Online Dating Sites Are Trying Something New

Reuters | Gianna Palmer | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

By Gianna Palmer NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nearly two decades since the start of online dating, the match-making sites that launched million...

The Man Who Changed The Way We Eat

Thomas McNamee | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Thomas McNamee

Here was the early New York Times food editor who made gastronomy a respectable profession, a restaurant critic in a world that did not know the term, the guy who brought us arugula, pesto, nuoc mam, and the salad spinner.

Paper Forgoes Anonymity With New Food Columnist

Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

UPDATE: Washington City Paper editor Michael Schaffer expands on Jessica Sidman's role over at Eater DC: Jess gave us a very strong pitch to do a d...

Former 'Times' Food Critic Gets Gout | Posted 03.22.2012 | Home

A question that I’m constantly asked by people who know that I spent more than five years as The Times’s restaurant critic is what my most memorab...

Silver Diner's Kid Critics Help Shape A Healthy Menu

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Silver Diner locations may soon have better options for families looking for healthy ways to eat out. Today, the diner's Rockville l...

Food Critic Fired After 27 Years

Time Out Chicago | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

After 27 years and countless restaurant reviews for the Chicago Sun-Times, Pat Bruno never thought it would end this way. Not with just a phone call f...

New York's Top Critic Reviews Chicago's Hottest Restaurant | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

The wild catfish in Thai caramel sauce had been devoured and the elegant metal plate holding it whisked away, a gin-clear watermelon consommé tossed ...

Restaurant Accuses Critic Of Sexual Harassment, Bizarre Review Follows

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

Since M. Wells, a funky diner in Long Island City, Queens, opened a year ago, the New York food world has been largely enamored with the laughably hug...

The Most Popular Food Critics On Twitter

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Correction appended Food critics may prize anonymity when it comes to staying undercover while eating in restaurants, but when it comes to social med...

So You Wanted To Be A Food Critic

McSweeney's | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

You were never able to commit to any specific career path. You went through phases where you wanted to be just about everything imaginable, from an ar...

Nutraloaf: A Tasteless Punishment For Cook County Inmates

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Inmates at Cook County Jail are allowed three privileges: television, books, and food. The staff has no compunction about denying its most difficult r...

Letter to a 10-Year-Old Restaurant Critic Hopeful

Gael Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Gael Greene

Experiment! Taste weird things in ethnic restaurants. Taste everything you can, even if it makes your parent fall under the table. You don't have to pretend you actually like tripe or pig's feet -- although you get points if you do.