Opinion Ian O'Doherty

Saturday 19 August 2017

When critics are a recipe for disaster

Writer and newspaper columnist AA Gill passed away on December 10 at 62
Writer and newspaper columnist AA Gill passed away on December 10 at 62
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Ever see one of those cases where you wished both parties could lose?

Well, there's a perfect example of that currently rumbling in the UK. Talk to any restaurateur or people involved in the hospitality industry and they will tell you that the bane of their life isn't bad reviews, but bad critics.

Even though the most waspish of food critics, such as the late AA Gill, are feared by many owners, they're also respected.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Don't Miss