Posts tagged "eater.com"

2011 Chicago Food Scene Predictions

2011 Chicago Food Scene Predictions
I feel like this prediction thing is futile, no not because it’s TOTALLY overdone. I believe in the Mayan God Chacmool and he’s TOLD me 2012 is my YEAR! Anyway, just in case the great Mayans were incorrect and they factored in Leap Year wrong I’ll give it a go, again just in case we... Read more »

Foodie, Yelper, Foochebag - Oh' my!

Foodie, Yelper, Foochebag - Oh' my!
The past week has been a weird one for me on a variety of levels. It’s also been a weird one for people who love to talk about food. Foodie was the term coined in the late 90′s and took off in the early part of this past decade. It described someone who had a... Read more »

Yelp - is it extortion or fun for angry diners?

Yelp - is it extortion or fun for angry diners?
I know normally this is the news recap day but the news that struck me hardest recently revolved around a Yelp reviewer. The lawsuit against Yelp by a group of local business isn’t breaking news. Their practices of providing a “helping hand”,if you advertise, against bad reviews is part of the filter process according to... Read more »
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