Posts Tagged ‘Foodservice Monthly’

Food News You Can Use: Cedric Maupillier Edition

Time to play catch-up here late on a Hump Day, which can mean only one thing: another round-up of food-related links. First up is the big news of the new year: the sudden departure of Cedric Maupillier from Central. WaPo's Tom Sietsema broke the news. Interestingly enough, reported in November that Maupillier's replacement, Arthur […]

Zagat Responds to Y&H Posts on Makoto and Repetitive Guides

This weekend, Tiffany Barbalato, director of communications for Zagat, e-mailed to address some of the questions raised in two Y&H posts from last week, the first wondering about Makoto's quick ascendancy to (and permanent place among) D.C.'s top restaurants and the other detailing Zagat's oddly duplicate guides on even years. Barbalato was responding for Olga […]

More on Makoto and Zagat’s Undying Love For It

Following my post yesterday on Zagat voters' undying love for Makoto, colleague Michael Birchenall, editor and publisher of Foodservice Monthly, did some serious sleuthing through his back issues of the annual restaurant guide, dating back to 1993.  Here's what he found: Makoto, which opened in the early 1990s, made a meteoric appearance among D.C.'s best […]

Michael Birchenall Takes Exception to Y&H’s RAMMY Rant

Well, actually, Birchenall takes exception to part of my RAMMY Awards rant, in which I bitched and moaned about the crowded, tuxedoed sweat-shop ambiance of this year's event. Specifically, the editor and publisher of Foodservice Monthly wonders if I understand that this ceremony is not catering to me, the media, or the public. Writes Birchenall […]