Grandfathered In

The Critic's Notebook: Say No to Lines

Whether you're type A or just entitled, those guys don't need you.

11/06/2017 By Alice Levitt

A Layered Essay

The Critic's Notebook: The Perfect Sandwich

On the hunt for a just-right lunch.

09/15/2017 By Alice Levitt

Booze Cruise

The Critic's Notebook: On Drinking

Is restaurant reviewing a road to alcoholism? Not for this critic.

05/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

Essay

The Critic's Notebook: Point of No Return

In a business based on novelty, repeat performances are rare.

12/01/2016 By Alice Levitt

Essay

The Critic's Notebook: On Eating Alone

Dining solo doesn't have to be lonely—especially if it's your job.

11/10/2016 By Alice Levitt

A Weighty Essay

The Critic's Notebook: How to Get Fat

When you eat for a living, it's not easy to keep the pounds off. Here's the secret.

10/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

ESSAY

The Critic's Notebook: Not All Food Is Good

We have the best job ever, but we have to take the bad with the delicious.

10/06/2016 By Alice Levitt