Critic John Mariani likes Betony the best.
Even he can't believe this drivel.
The magazine critic is wrong about the Bronx, but he also happens to be correct.
They're trying to raise half a million dollars on PayPal.
'Esquire' 'Rules for Men' addresses dining and dialing, among other foodie topics.
It's all French, Italian, and (with the exception of Osteria Morini), above 28th Street. What gives?
An investigative look reveals it might've been the New York 'Times.'
Plus the "Best New Restaurants": Longman & Eagle in Chicago, Frances in S.F., and more.
The 'Esquire' critic who is ripped on in Medium Raw responds.
We're with you on menus with calorie counts, but who doesn't like cocktail programs?
A look at the magazine's annual list of best new restaurants.
"I have been set up as the poster boy for a freewheeling, demanding, corrupt and leering lout," complains the food writer.
"'Esquire' doesn't position John as a critic."
"I can't believe that asshole has the audacity to even call himself a restaurant critic," says one peeved Windy City chef.
The National Magazine Awards are also obsessed with food writing.
Man of the Year? Really?
The Cambodian restaurant is in distinguished company.