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Craig LaBan

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I joined the Inquirer as its restaurant critic in 1998, after a stint covering the food beat for the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Having eaten about 500 restaurant meals a year here ever since, I never cease to be amazed by the diversity and sophistication of Philadelphia's kitchens. To travel from its many authentic ethnic neighborhoods to the gastronomic temples of Walnut Street to its beery gastropubs, cozy BYOBs and multitude of greasy-but-great steak joints, is to know this town delivers satisfaction at every level of the food chain. Including online dish.

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04/25/2014
'I was walking on 'The Nine' when I saw the sign: 'For Sale,' " said Javier Ríos. "And I instantly called my brother." RĂ­os was speaking in Spanish and referring to the street - South Ninth Street - that has blossomed in the last decade into a boulevard of dreams for Mexican South Philly.
Video: Mole Poblano Restaurant
Gallery: Mole Poblano
 
Rosa Blanca still seeking an identity
04/23/2014
Cheese of the Month: Tomme de Linden Dale The 90 or so LaMancha goats currently frolicking across the picturesque hills of the Mellinger family's seventh-generation Linden Dale Farms in Ronks, Pa., produce an especially mild milk that some might describe
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