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Food Criticism

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.

With Robert Sietsema's Departure, The Village Voice Loses A Voice of Integrity

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media
Cathy Erway

In an age of bloggers, Yelpers and Instagrammers, in which everyone has the means to add their two cents, it's easy to see the need for a higher order of food criticism.

WATCH: The Most Necessary Food Critic Ever

Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Do you often see apples and think, "I think apples might be for me, but what trusted source could give me the pros and cons of this fruit?" Fret no...

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,...

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...

Rozanne Gold on the First Food Revolution, Female Chefs, and Food Criticism

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Louise McCready Hart

Four-time winner of the prestigious James Beard Award, Rozanne Gold is known as a food-trends pundit; her work has appeared in dozens of well-known publications, including a column in Bon Appétit magazine.

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...