Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl famously employed several disguises while serving as restaurant critic for the New York Times in the 1990s. In this video (after the jump), the magazine's executive editor, "Doc" Willoughby, suggest she reprise the gimmick. While chefs and restaurateurs might not peg these extreme makeovers as Reichl, the looks she takes on would certainly not go unnoticed.
Ruth Reichl Returns to 'Disguised' Restaurant Reviewing
Ruth Goes Undercover [Gourmet]