News Media

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Print & Web

CBC – Stuck next to a screaming kid on a flight? It could be worse
“In fact, if you have lousy dinner tales, you can go to his other site,”

Tampa Bay Times – lets anonymous travelers share bad experiences
“Rottler studied how to create Web sites for a year before launching one about bad restaurant visits called”

Buffalo News – Restaurant escapades

Baltimore SunDinners From Hell
“ is just the ticket. Not only can you read about other’s horrible experiences and post your own, you can even get advice from the Dining Devil about how to handle difficult situations.”

SeacoastonlineFlotsam and Jetsam
“It had to happen: Blogs and interactive Web sites are now providing a conduit for whiners. and are but two examples of where you can go to lodge your complaints …; and enjoy those of others.”

Seattle Post-Intelligencer – Flights from hell
“The New York Times ran a story about Gregg Rottler, the Tampa, Fla., man behind FlightsFromHell. He started the site over the summer, as flight cancellations and lost luggage reached new highs. He also has a site for dining disasters:”

New York TimesVenting, Yes. Profiting, No.
“He needed a domain name. Surely, an obvious one,, wasn’t available. It was.” … Read more »

NJ.comWeekend Update
“In other news, received a very nice note from Gregg Rottler about his Website, Dinners From Hell… Most enjoyable and definitely worth a look-see.” … Read more »

The News & Observer – Great Foodie Site


WWBA, News Talk 820, Wining And Dining with Mike Reeves, Tampa Bay, Florida

WMJI, Majic 105.7 FM, Lanigan & Malone Morning Show, Cleveland, Ohio

98.5 WNCX, Cleveland, Ohio

WAQY Rock 102, Springfield, Massachusetts