TRIPADVSOR TRICKED: GARDEN SHED LISTED AS LONDON’S BEST RESTAURANTTripAdvisor must be questioning algorithms, systems and stupidity today after a journalist tricked the online review site into listing the shed at the bottom of his garden as London’s best new restaurant.That’s right, after reports of rampant fake online reviews published just this week, TripAdvisor has just been well and truly duped.The site ranked The Shed at Dulwich, a fake listing based around the garden shed of the writer Oobah Butler, as London’s best restaurant. You can see the archived listing here. It seems Butler really took them to town, creating a fake website that listed his fake restaurant’s cooking philosophy, including dishes based on emotions such as lust, love and our personal favourite, contemplation: “a deconstructed Aberdeen stew with elements of the dish served to the table as they would be in the process of cooking. Served with warm beef tea.”Oobah used friends, celebs (Jay Rayner got

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