The Curious Case of Gwendolyn Butler

October 13th, 2010
La_Esquina

The (NYC Food & Beverage Industry) Life & Times of Gwen Butler

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Truth is Blind

October 8th, 2010
Photograph by Shari Davis

  • Which vainglorious, injudicious, maladroit colleague has already been replaced but just doesn’t know it yet? Sigh. Lie down with dogs…   • Which restaurateur is in a quandary over a popular "concept" that was recently sold to somebody else? Damn those pesky majority shareholders, always getting in the way of personal profit.   […]

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The Grasshopper Chronicles

October 5th, 2010
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Did Chef Jody Williams try to undermine her former boss by planting a grasshopper in a sandwich wrap?

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Food Media Corruption: Grubstreet

September 2nd, 2010
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Corruption in the Food Media: New York Magazine’s / Grubstreet’s “Two for Eight” Ongoing Feature Lacks Integrity

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NEWSFLASH: Josh Ozersky is Unethical

June 25th, 2010
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Josh Ozersky, known in and amongst the F&B industry as a “clueless, over-bloated, publicist-indentured sycophant” and “notorious freeloader,”

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NEWSFLASH: Josh Ozersky is a Dweeb

March 16th, 2010
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  We’ve always been leery of the boring, idiotic world of Josh Ozersky (and the numerous incarnations of his online bullshit), but a video segment from The Soup was difficult to resist. As you might expect, Ozersky— a "clueless, overbloated, publicist-indentured, sycophant[ic]" blogger— was in fact pilloried by No Reservations (and subsequently, The Soup), a […]

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Beware the “Delivery Boy” Grifter

November 2nd, 2009
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** UPDATED 4/29/14** Mangia VINDICATED in Final Verdict of Wiercinski vs Mangia Here is Adam Wiercinski aka Adam Jamroz. He was employed as a part-time delivery person for over 20 years at Mangia corporation, where he recently attempted to defraud the company by twice filing fallacious lawsuits. The strategy for his attempted multi-million dollar extortion

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GoldBar’s Doorman is a Tool

July 31st, 2009
velvetrope

But you probably aready knew that from experience, right? Well, here’s even more confirmation. Recently, former nightlife impresario Steve Lewis blogged about one of his many friends and acquaintances (as is his wont). Normally, his work is of the ‘take with a grain of salt’ nature – most preposterous and controvertible to those in and […]

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