Hack and bookish restaurant writer.

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I typically write about restaurants and food, having covered both for nearly 25 years as a reporter, food writer and restaurant critic. I’m currently a freelance writer whose subjects also include finance and franchising. I was a regular restaurant critic for the Cleveland Plain Dealer for 16 ye...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, of course.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Briefly, it means you're able to satisfy your curiosity on a daily basis.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter and Facebook.