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List of famous male food critics, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male food critics list contains the most prominent and top males known for being food critics. There are thousand of males working as food critics in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic food critics have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a food critic then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male food critics, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male food critics?" and "Who are the best male food critics?"
Frank Bruni is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Food Critics
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Frank Anthony Bruni is an American journalist. He was the chief restaurant critic of the New York Times, from 2004 to 2009. In June 2011, he was named an Op-Ed columnist for the newspaper—its first openly gay one. He is the author of two bestselling books, Born Round, a memoir about his family's love of food and his own struggles with overeating, and Ambling Into History, about George W. Bush. ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States of America

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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Food Critics
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Hugh Christopher Edmund Fearnley-Whittingstall is a British celebrity chef, television personality, journalist, food writer and "real food" campaigner, known for his back-to-basics philosophy. Fearnley-Whittingstall is best known for hosting the River Cottage series on the UK television channel Channel 4, in which audiences observe his efforts to become a self-reliant, downshifted farmer in rural England — Fearnley-Whittingstall feeds himself, his family and friends with locally produced and sourced fruits, vegetables, fish, eggs and meat. Fearnley-Whittingstall has also become a well-known campaigner on issues related to food production and the environment, such as fisheries management and ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England

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Giles Coren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Food Critics
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Giles Coren is an English columnist and restaurant critic for The Times and has contributed to various publications including the Independent on Sunday, Tatler and GQ. He was named Food and Drink Writer of the Year at the British Press Awards in 2005. He has co-starred with Sue Perkins in Edwardian Supersize Me and The Supersizers Go series for the BBC. His first novel, Winkler, was published in 2005. ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

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Toby Young is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Food Critics
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Toby Young is an English journalist. He is best known as the author of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, the tale of his stint in New York as a contributing editor at Vanity Fair magazine. Young served as a judge in seasons five and six of the television show Top Chef and is the co-founder of the West London Free School. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

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