British restaurant critic gets taste of Ford media mania

Giles Coren and Mayor Rob Ford at a food truck outside Toronto City Hall (Courtesy Temple Street...

Giles Coren and Mayor Rob Ford at a food truck outside Toronto City Hall (Courtesy Temple Street Productions)

Rita DeMontis, Toronto Sun

, Last Updated: 3:00 PM ET

Giles Coren is considered one of the most frank, controversial and brilliant restaurant critics in the industry.

So how did this award-winning British columnist find himself in the middle of a media scrum in front of a food truck no less with non other than Toronto Mayor Rob Ford?

It happened a few days ago, when yet another breaking news story involving Ford exploded in front of Toronto City Hall, with journalists, security and an unrepentant mayor who bulldozed his way through the crowds.


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