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Jeff Ruby

Chief Dining Critic and Feature Writer — Chicago Magazine

Lover. Fighter. Dining critic. Author of forthcoming novel, PENELOPE MARCH IS MELTING (Delacorte), coming in November.

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I'm the chief dining critic and a feature writer at Chicago magazine. I spent 11 years as the magazine's humor columnist, and have written features on food, sports, travel, and celebrities, and earned seven nominations from the City and Regional Magazine Association for best food/dining criticism...

How is social media changing news?

It means you can get ahold of nearly anyone. But it also makes you lazy.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Borat Sagdiyev

Who do you wish followed you?

David Fincher. I also wish my kids would stop following me into the bathroom.