• Highlights From Five Years on the Road at Eater

    23 days ago - By Eater

    On the Upsell, roving critic Bill Addison says goodbye and discusses his last National 38 list Earlier this week, roving critic Bill Addison published his fifth and last-ever guide to America's 38 Essential Restaurants before heading off to focus on local criticism for the Los Angeles Times. In this episode of the Upsell, we say our goodbyes to this singular critic and hear about his highlights and regrets from five years constantly on the road.
    Plus, he sheds light on some of the newcomers to this year's list, claims chef Brooks Headley has a real Baltimore look to him, reveals which...
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  • Eater's Resident Roving Critic Says Farewell

    Eater's Resident Roving Critic Says Farewell

    24 days ago - By Eater

    Bill Addison looks back at four years of exploring the country's best restaurants This post originally appeared in Bill Addison's newsletter “Notes From a Roving Critic,” a twice-monthly dispatch from Bill's travels across the country. This is the final edition; browse the archives here .
    In February 2014 my friend Jennifer Zyman emailed me a link with a quick, simple subject line: “Did you see this?” Eater, newly acquired by Vox Media, had just posted a job listing for an extraordinary position: a restaurant editor/critic who would travel the country year-round, reporting on America's...
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