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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.

TripAdvisor-150.jpgThe Telegraph reports that TripAdvisor finally removed a listing for a highly ranked, non-existent restaurant called Oscar's in Devon, England. Phony reviews praised Oscar's "mind-blowing" "perfect" food that "bordered on sorcery," and suggested they deserved a Michelin star. [Telegraph]