Globe and Mail restaurant critic retires

After serving as The Globe and Mail’s restaurant critic for 38 years, Joanne Kates has announced her retirement. Kates’ final restaurant review was published on in the Globe on Friday, May 18 and a farewell column will appear in the Saturday, May 26 edition of the paper. The renowned journalist is widely known for her annual 100 Best Restaurants list.

Food writer Chris Nuttall-Smith will take over as the Globe’s restaurant critic.