The Secret Restaurateur
This month, our writer explores food writing and restaurant reviews from the industry’s perspective
Food journalism in Ireland has been seeing a rebound of late. That’s a good thing in my view, because the rise of the social media foodie has caused a decline in professional food writing and a rise in unethical practices.
The whole food media sphere is dotted with compromised social media influencers, questionable awards ceremonies and accreditation bodies, and click-bait driven ‘news’ platforms.
In contrast, journalist-driven media organisations maintain much stronger...
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