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A Fork in the Road at The New York Times

Amid controversy, the Times names new restaurant critic and chief wine critic
Thomas Matthews
Issue: June 15, 2004

On April 8, The New York Times named Frank Bruni as the newspaper's new restaurant critic. The move follows widespread criticism of interim critic Amanda Hesser, which led to an Editor's Note on March 31 acknowledging a conflict of interest in one of her reviews.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 15, 2004.

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