DMN Reviews

It appears that you have to subscribe to Dallas Morning News to read their restaurant reviews.  Evidently, there’s a free trial period you can sign up for. 

I understand that newpapers are having a hard time.  There were days when I would have gladly paid to read the restaurant reviews in the Dallas Morning News.  I really looked forward to Thursday’s blog link.  Those days have passed. 

Frankly, I find Brenner’s reviews to be largely uninspiring and often confusing.  I wish that wasn’t the case.  I want to be a loyal reader.  But, I just can’t pay to read reviews that I constantly question.

Oh, well.  Time moves on.  Things change.

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8 responses to “DMN Reviews

  1. I totally agree. I was thinking for a brief second about signing up but then remembered how angry/ annoyed many of her posts make me. No need to pay to have my blood pressure go up.

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  2. Just go to WFAA and it is free on there…..for now.

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  3. I totally agree with all you wrote! It’s an effen joke.

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  4. I’m right there with you. Not worth it.

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  5. yes why would you pay for something when it is really just mediocre. I also used to really look forward to thursday reviews. It used to be two reviews like clock work every thursday. Perfect for a little break during work thursday or friday. But now sometimes you get a review sometimes you dont and it can come on any day. and they are not good reviews anyways.
    good luck getting people to pay DMN. I would rather read this blog for free, it is more informative and more fun to read.

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  6. i’ll miss the reviews; totally loved getting worked up over cranked out cracked out star rankings…i loved it 2; service was horrible 4; cant wait to go back 1…huh?

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  7. When the DMN raised it rates this past month I cancelled after being a reader for all of my life. I now get my daily news on my iPad with an assortment of sites.
    Not being able to read L Brenner is a non-issue. I cannot agree more that of the food articles I read hers had moved to last in the order.
    Side Dish,Observer,Critic’s Guide,Feast,F Custom BBQ,Eating in Dallas and Brads. Who could ask for more?
    Keep up the good work.
    Cap

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  8. Margie, these days I grocery shop on Saturdays, so I simply get an early edition of the Sunday paper for $3. DMN saves their best work for Sundays. If I heard there was an issue of the Guide I wanted to read, I could also do the same on Friday.

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