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Restaurant CEO Really Didn't Like This Harsh NYT Review

Ahmass Fakahany ripped into critic Pete Wells' 'embarrassing lack of knowledge'

(Newser) - No one wants his restaurant getting trashed by the New York Times. But Altamarea Group CEO Ahmass Fakahany wasn't about to hide when his new French eatery Vaucluse received a mediocre review by critic Pete Wells last week. "A critic could run out of new ways to express... More »

Amazing Read: NYT Review of Tex-Mex Hotspot

Pete Wells has strong words for Javelina

(Newser) - The New York Times yesterday ran Pete Wells' review of the self-proclaimed "first authentic Tex-Mex restaurant." That would be Gramercy Park's Javelina, a two-month-old, 58-seat eatery so hot that Wells notes it's near impossible to get a reservation between the hours of 6pm and 9:30pm.... More »

'Olive Garden' Food Critic Reviews McDonald's

Marilyn Hagerty, 88, is pretty pleased with the chain

(Newser) - An 88-year-old woman in Grand Forks, North Dakota, seems to have cemented herself as America's favorite food critic with her latest no-nonsense assessment—of McDonald's. (She likes it.) Marilyn Hagerty first became Internet famous in 2012 after writing a review of her local Olive Garden, and reviewers... More »

Today's Best Read: NYT's Review of Guy Fieri's Eatery

Pete Wells' takedown of the restaurant is, in a word, amazing

(Newser) - If you haven't seen the New York Times' review of Guy Fieri's new Times Square restaurant on your Facebook feed today ... well, you probably haven't checked Facebook yet. Pete Wells' evisceration of Guy's American Kitchen & Bar is generating more than a little buzz, and for... More »

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