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Mar 13, 2018

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The Australian's food writer John Lethlean has bitten back at celebrity chef Manu Feildel over claims he destroyed Fieldel's restaurant. Plus, other media tidbits.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Good feud guide. The Australian's food writer John Lethlean has bitten back at celebrity chef Manu Feildel, who over the weekend told the News Corp tabloids that it was a review from Lethlean that destroyed his restaurant, Le Grande Cirque, in 2014.

"I was angry, angry, angry after I read (Lethlean's) review and then, when my business partner turned around and said we have to close the restaurant, I was gobsmacked," he said, while also promoting a new critic role at Delicious, another News Corp title. But Lethlean has responded today in the Oz, calling Feildel's comments "comic genius", and reprinting the review in full:

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  1. AR

    If the National Geographic is serious in this retrospective, there is many an op-shop through thr anglosphere groaning under the weight of ancient copies oozing with evidence of its previous baleful reporting, not just racially but environmentally & politically.
    Good pics though.

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