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City Pages shouldn't be hyping restaurants like Ox Cart Ale House

City Pages' hyperbolic coverage makes everyone think they can open a restaurant.

City Pages' hyperbolic coverage makes everyone think they can open a restaurant.

Reader Karl Brose responds to After a promising start, Ox Cart Ale House has lost its way:

City Pages bears some of the responsibility for these restaurants being a disappointment.

They hype, hype, hype every new restaurant, exaggerate and embellish everything, and have people expecting every establishment in the Twin Cities to be amazing.

How about you stop publishing flashy, contentless articles pumping up restaurants that probably have no staying power?

This kind of social media hype and overselling is half the reason anyone thinks they can open a restaurant.