Marilyn Hagerty on smalltown life and humble restaurant reviews

Restaurant reviewer Marilyn Hagerty covers small town chains instead of big city hot spots.

Marilyn Hagerty turned heads in 2012 with an earnest review of her local Olive Garden that went viral. Although many mocked her sincere approach, others found it refreshing to read about chains in small towns instead of big city hot spots. 

Now, the 88-year-old Grand Forks, North Dakota columnist returns to Q to talk about her latest review of her local Applebee's, and what her unpretentious restaurant reviews say about the urban/rural divide. 


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