2014 was an anxious year for foodies — but a good kind of anxious. The kind of anxious that comes from maintaining a feverish, nearly athletic dining schedule to try to keep up with all the new restaurants that opened this year.
Why let the food critics have all the fun? This year, we quizzed six local culinary luminaries — from high-profile restaurateurs to the city’s most innovative chefs — about the year in dining. Voila: A little praise, a little panning, a dash of OMG-I-can’t-believe-he-went-there — served piping hot.
1 For “Out There,” an essay in our November issue, journalist George Knapp looked back on his decades of reporting on Area 51, and the craziness that followed his first story on UFO whistleblower Bob Lazar, 25 years ago. “Love all your stuff, George,” effused commenter Moe Flanagan.