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Chief Critic and Data Lead — Eater

i'm a food critic & data guy for eater. i also run www.thepricehike.com and www.thebaddeal.com. Message me at sutton@eater.com

Mu Ramen Serves Some of NYC's Finest Tonkotsu

ny.eater.com — No need to hail an Uber or a taxi if you're coming in from Midtown; Mu's just a short stroll from the first 7 train stop outside of Manhattan. So walk on over , wait a half hour to be seated, and order the fried chicken wings filled with brioche and foie gras.

Women Everywhere in Food Empires But No Head Chefs

bloomberg.com — March 6 (Bloomberg) -- Over the past decade, David Chang has built Momofuku from a small ramen bar in Manhattan's East Village to an eight-restaurant empire with roughly 500 staffers in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Here's what else he's done: He's earned two Michelin stars and four James Beard Awards.

Le Bernardin Hikes Prices Amid Rising Food, Labor, and Health Care Costs

ny.eater.com — Le Bernardin, New York's most celebrated seafood restaurant, has raised the price of its lunch and dinner menus for the first time since the fall of 2013. The hike comes in response to rising food and health care costs, and because it's paying its workers more.

How to Ace a Visit to Mission Chinese 2.0

ny.eater.com — It's been a long journey. T he Korean-born, Oklahoma-raised, blonde-haired hipster first broke out onto the East Coast dining scene in 2012, when Mission Chinese, an offshoot of the San Francisco original, opened on Orchard Street to two hours waits.

Colicchio Cuts Prices, Portion Sizes at Colicchio & Sons

ny.eater.com — As the country's most expensive culinary establishments hike their prices amid rising food and labor costs, one of the best known U.S. restaurateurs is trying something a bit more consumer friendly. Tom Colicchio, the man behind the small empire of Craft restaurants, and the head judge of Bravo's Top Chef, is cutting prices, portion sizes, and the tasting menu at his namesake New York restaurant.

Atera Costs More Than Masa on Valentine's Day

ny.eater.com — To understand the gravitational draw of dining out on Valentine's Day, consider this: Atera, on a normal night, sells a 20-25 course menu for $225. Add on tax and tip and you're at $580 for two.

Liebrandt Restrains Himself With $18 Burger: Ryan Sutton

bloomberg.com — Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- At Corton, late of TriBeCa, chemist-slash-chef Paul Liebrandt used to wrap raw fish in cotton candy, puff up beef tendon like fried pork rinds and turn potatoes into ice cream. A dinner date could easily hit $800 for its two-Michelin-starred cuisine.

Benu Joins Michelin-Starred Comrades in Raising Prices, Enacting Service Charge

sf.eater.com — As San Francisco restaurants face increasing labor costs from the city's soon-to-rise minimum wage, already the country's highest at $11.01 an hour, Corey Lee's three-Michelin-starred Benu has become the latest fine-dining establishment to hike its prices and institute a service charge. A wine-paired tasting menu for two at the four-year-old SoMa restaurant will now cost over $1,000.

Report: Bartenders in San Francisco Make $11 More Per Hour Than Bartenders in NYC

Little Park Breathes Fresh Life into Tired Farm-to-Table Genre

ny.eater.com — Take that fake schnitzel. A fat disk of crispy celery root does its best impression of fried chicken. It eats with a firm snap and tastes like what would happen if Wylie Dufresne took cream of celery soup and magically solidified it into a croquette.
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Mar 06, 2015

At most restaurants I eat but at Marta I inhale.

Mar 05, 2015

RT @london_econ: Things are worse than I thought on the DC Metro if @wmata are putting up signs like these in the stations... pic.twitter.com/WXNHSENyJ4

Mar 05, 2015

RT @rinachandran: Sigh. Gender pay gap will not close for 70 years at current rate, says UN gu.com/p/46c3j

Mar 05, 2015

INCORRECT MT @wadhwa: Ice cream isn't a dessert. It is the topping on the cake; the cream on the soda pop; the food you eat between meals.

Mar 05, 2015

@marianbull are there other settings? like a spit-roasted duck over the coals or a dumb santa claus/philanderer who gets his butt toasted?

Mar 05, 2015

Theory by @hels & Sutton: This 5-star @GuyFieri college paper review reads EXACTLY like a Marilyn Hagerty column: therip.com/reviews/2015/0…

Mar 05, 2015

RT @lucchesi: I love so so much about this 5-STAR review of @GuyFieri's new Bakersfield restaurant in the town's college newspaper. therip.com/reviews/2015/0…

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