New in paperback! Being the restaurant critic for The New York Times is one of the most coveted as well as one of the most despised jobs in America. What does it take to land this lofty position? How much do you really have to know about food and wine? What does being a restaurant critic do to your family and friendships? In this memoir, Mimi Sheraton explains how she developed her passions for writing about food and wine. Eating My Words includes tales from her years at the Times and many other experiences.