For discussion in class next time:
Most people find out about a restaurant by Googling them -- but many don’t know that restaurants are Googling you, too.Maîtres d's in top New York City restaurants are combing the reservation books, and then typing names into Facebook, LinkedIn and Google to find out birthdays, anniversaries and more.
A Grub Street article this week pointed out how Eleven Madison Park goes as far as pairing diners from a certain state with a server from the same state if possible -- all using information they dug up online.
It’s enough to make non-celebrity diners wonder if they, too, should start using aliases like a food critic would. Read more HERE