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New York Transplant Maxwell Jeffries Proclaims Himself Phoenix's Food Expert. We'll Let You Watch His YouTube Videos and Decide for Yourself.

Heads up, Hahnefeld and other local restaurant critics: You may as well turn in your badges right now. The self-proclaimed "food expert in this town" is one Maxwell Jeffries, a 6-foot-4, 72-year-old ex-New Yorker with a shaved head who's made three rave video reviews of Ray's Pizza, Taste of India and Andreoli Italian Grocer on You Tube. The slug at the bottom of one such video cites Jeffries as a "New York restaurant critic." Do tell.

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Nikki Buchanan