A Mea Culpa from a Thrilllist Reviewer

Kevin Alexander writes about how his naming of the best burger restaurant in America, shut it down.

The original list:

That’s an intense story.

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I ruined a great Malaysian restaurant 25 years ago. Reviewed it for the East Bay Express, lots of non-Malaysians started going there, they Americanized the food. I haven’t had laksa like that since. I think the owners might have made a lot of money and retired back to Malaysia.


So Stanich’s closed because they were doing TOO MUCH business??

It’s more complicated than that. If you don’t want to read the whole article, skip down to “Apparently, after my story came out …”

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