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Chestnut Hill’s Heirloom Heads to Louisiana

This week’s ROAM menu at Chestnut Hill’s Heirloom is inspired by Louisiana. And though Louisiana is a hot state, few things are as appealing on a cold […]

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Catahoula Announces New Happy Hour

Queen Village’s Catahoula has a new happy hour menu. The Cajun bar offers $5 bites daily from 4 to 7 p.m. Included among the $5 […]

Shrimp and crawfish etouffee at Carmine's Creole Cafe Act II
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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Carmine’s Creole Cafe, Act II

With scaled-down ambitions and pumped up flavors, John Mims comes back to Narberth. But is this homecoming what he really wants? The best place to […]

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Beck’s Cajun Coming to 30th Street Station

This summer Beck’s Cajun Cafe will be coming to 30th Street Station. The popular Reading Terminal Market stand will be opening next to what was […]

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Mardi Gras Happenings in Philadelphia

  Today is Mardi Gras and Philadelphia is celebrating with everything from Sazerac jello shots to all-you-can-eat crawfish. Here are nine top choices for Fat […]

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Get ‘Em While They’re Hot: Beck’s Beignets

On Wednesdays and Sundays Beck’s Cajun Cafe in the Reading Terminal Market offers beignets. Bob Libkind says the New Orleans delicacy has been on point […]

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Cajun Swagger at Catahoula

It isn’t perfect but Catahoula takes Craig LaBan back to his Times Picayune days. [W]hen I put a spoon into Martin’s return-to-roots bowl of chicken-and-andouille […]

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Good, Honest Catahoula

Brian Freedman finds excellent Louisiana cuisine without the schlocky beads and fleur de lis at Queen Village’s Catahoula. Louisiana’s is among the most poorly parroted […]

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Where to Find Some Solid Cajun Eats

This week in Philadelphia Magazine’s Restaurant Club Newsletter. Sneak Peek: Garces Trading Company wine, flowers, sandwiches, pizza, meals-to-go, all under one roof. Restaurant News Roundup […]

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How Many Bells For Soul?

The majority has incorrectly guessed the last two Craig LaBan ratings, expecting three bells for Little Fish and two for Butcher & Singer. This week […]

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Soul Opens Tonight

According to PhillyBYOB.com, Chestnut Hill’s Soul will be opening this evening. Owners Samantha Johnson and Angie Brown are seemingly ahead of schedule as Table Talk […]

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Rick Nichols Finds Creole Heaven In Boothwyn

First Rick Nichols does a review of Zahav and now he’s on the Creole beat. We guess this leaves more time for Craig LaBan to […]

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Food Blog Round Up

It was all good, but the Pollo a la Brasa ruled the roost at El Balconcito in the Northeast. [The Philadining Blog] Foodzings hadn’t been […]

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Les Bons Temps Squeaks Out Two Bells

Being the former New Olreans Times-Picayune food critic, Craig LaBan isn’t exactly forgiving when it comes to Cajun food, so Les Bons Temps has to […]

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Monday

Tonight have a taste of New Orleans as Les Bons Temps offers 1/2 price appetizers, $5 martinis and $5 glasses of wine tonight and every […]