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"The blog ecology forces any potential restaurant to stress novel dishes and weird concepts because it needs to break through the noise. The blogs valorize young, unproven chefs who are often immature jerks and are almost always unequal to the demands of running a restaurant over the long term."

Josh Ozersky, from a New York Observer op-ed piece titled "Blog-Tied: How a Hunger for Clicks Drives New York's Brutally Fickle Food Scene." Ozersky was the founding editor of Grub Street, New York magazine's food blog.