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Phony Reviews, Scotland-Style

Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

Bellgrove.jpgThe Daily Mail reports that a flood of fake five-star reviews has landed a homeless shelter in Glasgow, Scotland a place in Trip Advisor's top 100 list of places stay in Britain. From one such review: "Excellent food and room service with a smile ... Luxurious rooms, spa and leisure facilities a real gem." [Daily Mail]