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Trump Bristles on Twitter in Response to Scathing Vanity Fair Review of Trump Grill

Trump Bristles on Twitter in Response to Scathing Vanity Fair Review of Trump Grill

‘Trump Grill Could Be the Worst Restaurant in America’ the review’s headline screams; the president-elect is not amused

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“I contemplated the most painless way to eat our flaccid, gray Szechuan dumplings with their flaccid, gray innards,” Nguyen writes.

Trump Grill, home to the world’s most meme-able taco bowl, used to be just another lazily upscale tourist trap. This week, Vanity Fair skewered the restaurant (sometimes spelled “Trump Grille”), in a takedown review that rivals the sauciness of Pete Wells’ infamous Guy Fieri American Kitchen and Bar review critique (written entirely in rhetorical questions).

“The allure of Trump’s restaurant, like the candidate, is that it seems like a cheap version of rich,” reviewer Tina Nguyen writes. “The inconsistent menus—literally, my menu was missing dishes that I found on my dining partners’—were chock-full of steakhouse classics doused with unnecessarily high-end ingredients…..The menu itself would like to impress diners with how important it is, randomly capitalizing fancy words like “Prosciutto” and “Julienned” (and, strangely, ”House Salad”).”

Trump immediately responded to the scathing review with a dismissive tweet that was a reminder (as if we needed one) of the president-elect’s social media defensiveness whenever he is criticized by a major media outlet:

Has anyone looked at the really poor numbers of @VanityFair Magazine. Way down, big trouble, dead! Graydon Carter, no talent, will be out!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 15, 2016

Oddly enough, Nguyen found that celebrated taco bowl to be the most appetizing part of her meal, though her writing suggested that even it was less than impressive: “The fried shell, meant for one, contained a party-sized amount of lettuce and ground beef suspended in sour cream and “Dago’s famous guacamole”, which NASA might have served in a tube labeled “TACO FILLING” in the early days of the space program.”


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.


  • Gordon Ramsay savaged online by customer who visited his Camden restaurant
  • Posting on Tripadvisor, diner left one star for the British chef's York & Albany
  • The post suggested the portions were a 'joke' and the fries were 'over salted'

Published: 10:40 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:45 BST, 19 September 2020

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed after being served a tiny steak and over-salted chips, costing £23.

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review.

Titled 'Gordon is not Heston', referring to fellow celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, the post suggested Gordon was treating his customers as a 'joke'.

Gordon Ramsay has been savaged online by a diner who recently visited one of his London restaurants and was left disappointed with the small steak and chips (pictured), costing £23

Posting on Tripadvisor, Guillaume R left one star for the British chef's York & Albany eatery in Camden earlier this week, alongside a scathing review (above)

'When one masters and creates molecular cuisine the other has come up with homeopathic cuisine,' the diner wrote.

'Gordon isn't Heston but Gordon is Jesus. He multiples the steaks. Give him a regular sized one portion steak in any restaurant and this is what he comes up with.