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Maria Sharapova Waits Hours at Good Restaurants Just Like the Rest of Us

October 25, 2019, 8:00 am • 44m

Maria Sharapova, tennis legend, decorated Grand Slam champion and noted pal to a certain royal family, doesn’t believe in using her star power to score tables at super popular restaurants. That's because she's a true food lover who believes in the serendipity of waiting it out with the rest of us. Maria's found some of her favorite places after rubbing elbows with other gourmands at bars and communal tables around the globe, and she joined Amanda in studio to dish on her favorite restaurants worldwide and why she started Sugarpova, her candy company. We also get into the biggest food stories of the week, from the newest Michelin news to one chef's fiery exit from a famous department store and more. Stories: • Blue Hill at Stone Barns Notches 2 Michelin Stars • This Bloomin' Onion Tastes Orwellian Featuring: Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) Hosts: Amanda Kludt (@kludt), Editor in Chief, Eater Daniel Geneen (@danielgeneen), Producer, Eater Produced by: Martha Daniel (@martha_c_daniel) More to explore: Check out more great reporting from the Eater newsroom. Subscribe to Amanda’s weekly newsletter here. Follow Us: @eater on Twitter and Instagram Get in Touch: About Eater: Eater obsessively covers the world through the lens of food, telling stories via audio, television, digital video, and publications in 24 cities across the US and UK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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