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Mimi Sheraton Just Does Not Get the Food Truck Thing

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In a good interview, food writer and ex-New York Times food critic Mimi Sheraton and dean of classic studies at the French Culinary Institute Andre Soltner talk about how things have changed. She takes digs at her former employer for over-emphasizing Brooklyn ("because most of them live there"), current Times critic Sam Sifton's writing style ("It's food writing for an audience less interested in food and more interested in the experience and the theater of it"), and chef David Chang ("I really don't take him seriously as a chef").

But most glaring was her Onion-inspired Seinfeld-esque "What's the deal with food trucks?" routine: "Pie is the new donut, or pie is the new cupcakes... and the truck thing, I don’t know how long that’ll last. I don’t know where they eat it, that’s what I can’t figure out about a truck. Where the hell do you eat it?

· Mimi Sheraton and Andre Soltner on what's changed since Lutece [Capital NY]
· All Mimi Sheraton Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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