Posts Tagged ‘public reviews’

What Does Landrum Mean When He Says Ray’s the Steaks ‘Never Deserved’ Its 27 Zagat Rating?

While reporting out this week's column on the 2011 Zagat guide, I talked to Michael Landrum, who's something of a student of the biennial survey. He surprised me early in our conversation when he said: Ray’s the Steaks never deserved to be a 27-rated restaurant, as much as I’d like to say this, but it […]

The Indignant Diner Who Went Too Far: A Web Campaign to Smear the Mussel Bar

I want to talk about restaurant reviews for a minute — your reviews.  Diners have power, and you've had it for as long as anyone has cared about Zagat ratings. But with the proliferation of sites as far-ranging (and far-reaching) as Yelp and Urbanspoon, not to mention personal blogs, your ability to make noise has […]

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