When the Transom greeted Mimi Sheraton, the doyenne of restaurant reviewers—and an old acquaintance—on a recent evening in Soho, she radiated good cheer. And why not?
As part of University Settlement’s annual Fine Wine Dinner and Auction, we were about to go on a seven-course trip down memory lane—a one-night-only resurrection of possibly the finest Read More
off the record
Blind item! Which tweedy French chef’s rare stateside appearance made former New York Times restaurant critic Mimi “The whole Brooklyn thing must be greatly exaggerated” Sheraton to schlep out to Boerum Hill for lunch on Tuesday? Just kidding. The Transom never withholds.
In an era in which everyone’s becoming a critic, or at least a Yelper, one would think that fewer and fewer people would care what The New York Times says about a restaurant. Ruth Reichl said as much around the time it was announced that Frank Bruni was leaving the post.
“From the time of Read More
Former New York Times dining critic Mimi Sheraton has no time for this so-called Brooklyn dining scene.
“I think the whole Brooklyn thing must be greatly exaggerated,” Sheraton
And Oliver Strand, who writes The Filter, The Times‘ coffee blog.
Michele Humes, who contributes to The Times‘ Diner’s Journal blog.
Kat Kinsman, managing Read More
Mimi Sheraton, dining critic at The New York Times from 1975 to 1983, isn’t a fan of the person who currently occupies the position. She just really doesn’t like Sam Sifton’s writing.
“I don’t like it at all,” Sheraton told Capital New York in an article about the changing food landscape of Read More