CBC Radio interviewed one of my blogger friends Don over at FoodiePrints and some Ottawa chef's to talk about the issue. Take a listen:
My thoughts are that there definitely is a place for professional food critics. I would echo Don here, the only difference is that I personally don't go 3 times to review a place - I have neither the time or the money. But I am glad to hear my practices of trying to be fair and anonymous are similar to Debrisay.