Seek Real Recommendations
A restaurant recommendation is a risky request; it can either satisfy the most demanding cravings or go terribly awry or. Foodie Tyler Cowen’s advice? “Start by finding people who themselves love good food and take pride in it … If you ask people for a food tip, and their eyes don’t light up with excitement, ignore them,” says Cowen, author of “Six Rules for Dining Out,” published in The Atlantic Monthly.
Brianna Wilson is a former editorial intern at Madison Magazine.