View the story "Diners, Drive-ins and Duds: epic review of Fieri's America's Kitchen and Bar" on Storify] Diners, Drive-ins and Duds: epic review of Fieri's America's Kitchen and Bar In a world of journalism where reviews have become formulaic and dull, one New York Times critic took on Guy Fieri's restaurant in a style only fit for the Food Network megastar.
Storified by Stephen Green · Thu, Nov 15 2012 23:39:30
In a world of journalism where reviews have become formulaic and dull, one New York Times critic took on Guy Fieri's restaurant in a style only fit for the Food Network megastar.
Pete Wells didn't hold anything back during the course of a critiquing masterclass including 34 rhetorical questions. Fieri, host of the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives", exploded onto the food scene after winning "The Next Food Network Star". He is known for his over-the-top style of hosting and everyday man demeanor. His restaurant, Guy's America's Kitchen and Bar, attempts to play off Fieri's TV personality.
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Wells, the NY Times critic who gave the restaurant a "poor" rating, published no less than an epic smackdown of every aspect of the restaurant from food quality, to customer service and layout.
If you're having a bad day, remember that your life could be much worse. You could've been born as Guy Fieri's restaurant.braden graeber
Got around to reading the Guy Fieri takedown, and boy was it a motherfucking delight.Jane Donuts
Even when describing the individual merits of the restaurants (like best drinks and waitstaff) Wells didn't hold back the humorous anger.
"The well-meaning staff seems to realize that this is not a real restaurant," the review said.
I think my cat just dissed the cat food I bought him. Said he'd rather eat at Guy Fieri's restaurant.Zoltan Spitzer
Fieri responded to the epic review on the
Today Show, saying he "stands by his food and...staff". He even accused the reviewer of having an agenda.
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In an ironic turn of events, the New York Times ad staff took a 160 person trip to the restaurant on the very same day Wells ate.
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