Nina Zagat

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Google Buys Zagat

    ​Two years ago, Google tried to plunk down $500 million for a little site called Yelp. But that didn't pan out; the deal fell apart. Then it launched a competing site called Places and hoped that it would get the same amount of free, user-generated content that Yelp, for better or for worse, seems ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 14, 2001

    The Cutting Board Is Sacred

    Everything I ever needed to know about the Japanese I learned watching Iron Chef