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Marilyn Hagerty working with Anthony Bourdain on book
The 85-year-old restaurant reviewer who came to national attention with her review of a local Olive Garden has captured the attention of Anthony Bourdain. He wants to publish 30 years of her reviews.
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Anthony Bourdain is not known as being Mr. Nice Guy (just ask Paula Deen
). But, he — like the rest of the nation — was intrigued by the story of Marilyn Hagerty
who gained national attention last month after her review of the local North Dakota Olive Garden went viral and garnered some criticism.
Saying that he thinks her 30 years of restaurant reviews are “a history of dining in America,” the famous chef and TV personality decided to work with Hagerty on publishing a book of her work.
When I first mentioned Hagerty, I thought it was a great story, and I was amazed and inspired by her. I didn’t think her national attention would last more than a few weeks, though. Turns out we’ll be hearing a lot more from her. Good for her.
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