Rail Paul Posted March 19, 2011 Share Posted March 19, 2011 Eater reports on a controversy involving critic John Mariani and Alinea restaurant. The restaurant's owner claims Mariani took an expensive, custom made wine list. Mariani denies it, and delivers a "rant" against the restaurant, per Eater. The owner responds, in part: I am certain, however, that he wrote all over our wine list and took it out of the restaurant (it wasn't hefty as he infers) with him as I personally watched it happen. He only dined there that one time. "His comments are so over the top, inaccurate, and ad hominem that the entire thing is pretty see-through. The Wine Book Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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