Pete Wells is the restaurant critic for The New York Times.
Brian and New York Times restaurant critic, Pete Wells, talks about his rough "Peter Luger" review....Spoiler alert, Brian does not agree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells shares his methods for "hiding in plain sight" while dining out in New York City. He tells CBS News producer Kira Kleaveland the lines he won't cross when giving a negative review and the power his reviews hold. He discusses how "foodie" culture on social media has made his job more fun and shares details from the inaugural New York Times Food Festival.
Pete Wells has been the restaurant critic of the New York Times for six years. He doesn't make TV appearances and very rarely goes to events, all in the name of keeping a low profile. We talk to him about what it's like to be constantly going out to restaurants, and what it means to be a critic in 2017. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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