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The Secret Life of a Restaurant Critic

Sure, it's a fun job. But when an owner threatens to get a gun because of my review, that's not so fun.


(Illustration / Kim Rosen) Illustration / Kim Rosen
By Alison Arnett
October 9, 2005

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I'M INTERVIEWING THE "FRENCH WOMAN WHO DOES NOT GET FAT." It's a cat-and-mouse game played out in the plush surroundings of the Federalist restaurant on Beacon Hill. Mireille Guiliano's book is on its way to selling more than a million copies, and all I can concentrate on is matching her bite for bite. She sips her champagne, I sip mine. ... (Full article: 2527 words)

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