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Fire In The MasterChef Kitchen! Critics Feed The Flames!

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 09.07.2016 | Entertainment
Stephanie Kordan

Can you imagine the fiery pressure the final four contestants are under as they compete for the final win? Tonight, MasterChef airs this special two h...

Decoding Delicious: Why Your Food Tastes So Good

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
Shaahin Cheyene

This system can be applied to any food or drink in any place.

17 Misconceptions About Food Editors

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste

We DON'T refer to ourselves as "foodies."

That Time My Dog, the Food Critic, Came to HuffPost Live

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 10.02.2013 | Taste
Seamus McKiernan

Cooking has always brought people together. But cooking for my dog turned into a real-life bromance.

Why Being a Food Critic Isn't as Fun as You'd Think

Food Riot | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

The only thing less enjoyable than eating a so-so meal is to have to go home and write about it.

How The 'New York Times' Can Reform Restaurant Criticism

TIME | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

The sudden, but not unexpected, and not unhoped-for news hit New York City last week that Sam Sifton, the unpredictable critic for the New York Times,...

Alan Richman Gets A Sazerac Thrown In His Face On 'Treme

Eater National | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home

Back in February it was announced that Anthony Bourdain was going to be writing scenes for Treme and that restaurant critic Alan Richman had agreed to...

Foodies In Disguise: Renegade Bloggers Stretch The Rules Of Restaurant Criticism

Chicago Reader | H.H. | Posted 07.11.2011 | Chicago

It's 8:30 on a recent Wednesday evening, and the Lebanese restaurant Semiramis, on a mostly Middle Eastern strip of Kedzie Avenue in Albany Park, seem...

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...

Ex-Times Critic Unloads On Brooklyn, Food Trucks, Sam Sifton, David Chang

Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

In an interview with Capital New York, former New York Times food critic Mimi Sheraton offered her candid thoughts on food in Brooklyn, food trucks, c...

Bourdain Is Wrong: Why Professional Restaurant Critics Will Survive The Yelp Age

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While promoting his new book in June, Anthony Bourdain told a crowd at a Manhattan Barnes & Noble that I was dead. If somehow he's right--and plenty o...

Lawry's the Prime Rib -- Donating, Doing, Delicious!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

As Lawry's The Prime Rib celebrates its 72nd anniversary, it has remained true to its tradition and will only get better, more satisfying and more fulfilling.

Jonathan Gold: Food Critic

LA Times Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sitting at a barside table in Cole's downtown, one of his favorite cocktail spots, Jonathan Gold swirls a rye old-fashioned, pontificating on all thin...

Anonymous Restaurant Critics Field Guide | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Are Newspaper Critics Obsolete?

Howard Kurtz | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Scott is a full-service film critic for the New York Times. But are he and his colleagues -- who opine on cinema, theater, television, books, music, a...

Sam Sifton, NYTimes Food Critic, Eating A KFC Double Down | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are photos of New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton eating a Double Down Sandwich inside and outside a KFC at Herald Square New York City. ...

Ed Murrieta, Former Food Critic, Lives Off Food Stamps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Once a food critic with a monthly expense account that allowed him to restaurant hop, Ed Murrieta now finds himself unemployed and living off food sta...

Publisher Judith Jones Sets Example Raising Grass-Fed Steaks | CHRISTINE MUHLKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Three years ago, [publisher Judith Jones] started raising cattle. Now when her writers visit her summer home in northern Vermont to test recipes, they...

How To Be A Food Critic, From A Top Notch Picky Eater

Times of London | A.A. Grill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Over a decade and a bit, the Table Talk column in Style has evolved into being more or less about restaurants and food. It's also more or less about w...

Food Critics Outing Themselves In Post-Google World

Los Angeles Times | Regina Schrambling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Restaurant criticism can be divided into two eras: BG and AG. Before Google, reviewers could pretty much move freely about their business. Some might...