Episode 90: Dining Out with the Critics

October 30, 1999

Restaurant critics can make or break a restaurant. Today we've a behind-the-scenes look at how a restaurant critic works with Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page, authors of Dining Out, Secrets from America's Leading Critics, Chefs and Restaurateurs. The Sterns take us to Portland for coffee and Corby Kummer, author of The Joy of Coffee, tells us how to case out an espresso bar.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • January 30, 1999 (originally aired)

  • October 30, 1999 (rebroadcast)