Raymond Sokolov

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    A(nother) Requiem for Restaurant Criticism

    Lise Gagne/istockNot extinct. Just looks that way.​Josh Ozersky gets on the Time website today to use the recent firing of Raymond Sokolov, the Wall Street Journal's longtime restaurant critic as a jumping-off point for a eulogy to Sokolov and his ilk. "Real foodies," Ozersky writes, "should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Whale Meat Resto Owner Arrested; Sharp Knife Storage Systems Revealed

    ​The owner of the Santa Monica restaurant that was the target of a sting operation conducted by the team from the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove has been arrested for serving whale meat. [AP] Chris Santos of Stanton Social shops for alternatives to traditional wooden knife blocks, which c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Cheyenne Diner Gets Moving

    The Cheyenne Diner began its move to Alabama on Sunday as its iconic sign was removed and lifted onto a flatbed truck. [NY Daily News]Jack in the Box is experimenting with outsourcing its order-taking to a call center elsewhere because apparently it's just too expensive to have teenagers making mini ... More >>

  • News

    May 11, 2004

    On the Stem

    A.J. Liebling had an eye for the beauty of a con and an ear for the city's idioms