Restaurants Need Critics in Order to Thrive

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With everything we’ve lost in the last year, dining critics are likely at the bottom of the list. After all, who needs a critic getting their shorts in a twist about the proper cook temp on a steak in a restaurant that just welcomed guests inside for the first time in a year? (Or worse: a steak that spent 30 minutes in a delivery driver’s repurposed family van?) Who wants a critic’s take on a $200...