Red Medicine partner ready to move past critic controversy

Company to expand Umami Burger and debut pizza concept

Adam Fleischman says he has nothing against restaurant critics.

While preparing his Umami Burger chain in Los Angeles for expansion and developing a new pizza concept, Fleischman found his company in the limelight last month when one of its restaurants, Red Medicine, ejected Los Angeles Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila and posted her photograph online to destroy her long-guarded anonymity.

Fleischman, who is a financial backer in the Beverly Hills restaurant, said he is

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