Topic archives: food reviews

Legal battle over restaurant review leaves bitter taste

Legal battle over restaurant review leaves bitter taste

June 29, 2012 11

A nine-year High Court battle over a restaurant review in The Sydney Morning Herald finally came to a close this week and it's left food reviewers with a bitter taste in their mouths.

Critiquing a food critic

September 22, 2010

Have you ever read a food review and wanted to see how it stacked up against your own tastebuds/sensory organs? Last week W H Chong had the perfect opportunity to compare his views with Larissa Dubecki, editor of The Age's 'Epicure'.

Stephen Downes: dishing the dirt on food critics

November 30, 2009 11

"When it comes to legitimate restaurant reviewing, many journalists have dropped the ball." Herald Sun food critic Stephen Downes lifts the lid on the very secret world of food reviewing -- an industry that now runs on spin and hype.