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Blogger Photography in Restaurants; The Great Debate

A couple of months ago, Giles Coren wrote a review in The Times, a small portion of which he devoted not to reviewing the restaurant itself, but to complaining about some of the other patrons dining that day a “table of pale, flabby people taking photographs of everything on their plates before eating it”; assumedly food bloggers.  Mr Coren it seemed took significant umbrage at this and compared their snapping to “scrolling a BlackBerry or dropping one’s trousers in the middle of the room and taking a massive dump”, I certainly know which I’d prefer when I’m about to eat.

Twitter immediately exploded with bloggers, journalists, blogger-journalists, restaurateurs, and random commentators all adding to the great debate of the day; is it acceptable to take photos of your food when eating out? Continue reading