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September 28, 1999

(excerpt from an article in The Wall Street Journal)

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RESTAURANT GUIDE publisher Alain Gayot cites several instant disqualifiers when interviewing critic candidates over a meal: mishandling the dinner fork, ordering what he does, devouring the breadbasket before the entrée is served, and the "unthinkable act" of ordering meat well-done. Also, ordering Perrier, which Mr. Gayot insists is only appropriate as an aperitif before dinner (Perrier spokeswomen Jane Lazgin disagrees.)

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