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Review Wed Sep 28 2011

@Stevedolinsky slams Trotters, then fills up at Avec

@Stevedolinsky, who recently revealed his shiny new website caused a furor in Twitterverse last night. Read from the bottom up.



Is the old guard losing its touch?

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indianbadger / September 28, 2011 4:32 PM

Which old guard you are referring to here? Trotter or Dolinsky? I rather think Dolinsky is more of a out of touch hack, a la pat Bruno, than Trotter who still commands a wait list for his restaurant.

Joanna / September 30, 2011 9:44 AM

That's part of the question Indianbadger-- the old guard could be the original reviewer (Vettel) or Trotter. I find Dolinsky's tweets interesting as they are an embodiment of the ongoing tug-of-war between the old stalwarts and the more affordable small plates, locally focused cuisine. And quite frankly, I think that war keeps both sides on their toes, meaning higher quality food and more ingenuity for you and me.

Andrew / October 6, 2011 3:57 PM

Here's Dolinsky's review.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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