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How LaBan Rates Starr’s Restaurants

A commenter wondered how Stephen Starr’s stable of restaurants has fared in Craig LaBan’s eyes. After the jump are the ratings for the Starr spots […]

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Three Bells For Stella

Craig LaBan is a big fan of the pizzas coming out of the 800 degree oven at Pizzeria Stella. Pizzaiolos must first be judged by […]

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Ambitious Menu At Resurrection

Craig LaBan bestows two bells on Brendan Hartranft and Leigh Maida’s Resurrection Ale House, the third offering from the prolific beer bar bar couple. LaBan […]

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LaBan & Nichols Look Back At The Last 10 Years

Craig LaBan and Rick Nichols look back at the last ten years of the local dining scene, a vibrant and varied time. Among the bold […]

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How Many Bells for Resurrection?

Craig LaBan’s first rewiew of 2010 will be of Resurrection Ale House. How will the gastropub fare? [poll “id=83”]

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The Year In Bells

Craig LaBan looks back on the year that was in Philadelphia’s thriving dining scene and along the way he makes some adjustments to earlier grades. […]

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Year End Re-reviews

On the last Sunday of each year Craig LaBan looks back on the year that was with his Year in Bells column. Occasionally he adjusts […]

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Parker Slimed

Craig LaBan delivers one last steak house review for 2009 and after several of these reviews this year we can say for sure that LaBan […]

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Great Flavor At New Marigold

Craig LaBan visits the now avant-garde Marigold Kitchen where chef Robert Halpern is deconstructing and meat-gluing back together the typical idea of a meal. Great […]

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How Many Bells For The New Marigold

Craig LaBan is checking out the new Marigold Kitchen in West Philadelphia this weekend. The menu has intrigued us and it will be interesting to […]

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Single Best Burger

Craig LaBan reviews Jose Garces’ Village Whiskey and though he finds the burger singularly special, he has some problems with the rest of the menu. […]

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Snackbar Up To Three Bells

Craig LaBan wrote a piece for the Inquirer’s I Magazine listing restaurants where you can dine fireside. He also used the opportunity to bump up […]

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How Many Bells For Village Whiskey

Craig LaBan reviews Village Whiskey this weekend, the bar of now Iron Chef, Jose Garces. What will LaBan think of the foie gras topped Whiskey […]

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Fond of Fond

Despite some youthful mistakes from Lee Styer and Jessie Prawlucki, Craig LaBan finds plenty to recommend at East Passyunk’s Fond. And the talent here is […]

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How Many Bells For Fond

Passyunk Avenue’s Fond meets Craig LaBan this weekend. The restaurant with the pedigreed staff has already received the praise of Philadelphia Weekly, City Paper and […]