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Barleycorn Faithful Not Going Quietly

Whereas Alice Waters skeptics warrant a certain amount of curiosity, unfortunately no such doubt remotely surrounds Ms. Luisa Hanson. The woman's ruthless, nutty (ruthlessly nutty?) entrepreneurial actions—most recently, the Barleycorn shuttering—have spawned a small army of detractors that have spread the message from websites to online forums to blogs and finally, to the pinnacle of online vitriol, a montage on the YouTubes. The bigger question here: could this be the first time a restaurateur has warranted a hate video?
· stop luisa hanson [YouTube]
· Luisa Hanson: "A Mean Nut" [~ESF~]

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