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or the last three years, I’ve been the restaurant critic for the New York Observer, a weekly paper in the upper minor leagues of metropolitan newspapers. Generally speaking, being a critic is a good deal and being a restaurant critic is even better. You get paid to eat, eat well (usually) and then write about it. What’s not to love?

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"I knew going into this there would be complications with covering Donald Trump and working for the New York Observer," Barkan told CNNMoney. "I did not imagine that the events would transpire the way they did."