Beverly Hills restaurant bans LAT critic, posts her photo

Los Angeles Times
Red Medicine managing partner Noah Ellis writes on the restaurant’s Tumblr that he recognized Los Angeles Times critic Irene Virbila and “I asked her and her party to leave, as we don’t care for her or her reviews.” Having her picture posted is “definitely going to make my job more difficult to do,” says the critic.

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  • Emerson Schwartzkopf

    The link to Noah Ellis’ explanation on Red Medicine’s site is now a “not found.” There’s still plenty of controversy about it, though,at Red Medicine’s Facebook page:

  • Anonymous

    Mr. Ellis: if you can’t stand the heat; close your kitchen.