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Village Voice critic Robert Sietsema came to California, had some bad touristy meals up in Mendocino, and is now blaming those Mendocino meals on Top Chef of all things: "...every accommodation up and down the cliffs, no matter how humble, had a pretentious restaurant with a view of the ocean. And it seemed like every menu had been heavily influenced by the Top Chef approach: that is, every main course was an entry, rather than an entrée." Yes, Mendocino is the poster child for how television is ruining American cuisine. [VV]

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