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Better Than Ever at Le Virtu

Craig LaBan re-visits Le Virtu and deems it the “South Philadelphia’s best authentic Italian restaurant.” [T]here is also a new refinement to the food here […]

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The Bird is the Word at Wah-Gi-Wah

Craig LaBan finds spectacular chicken dishes at Spruce Hill’s Wah-Gi-Wah. In particular he sings the praises of chicken Chargha, a Pakistani take on fried chicken. […]

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Satisfying Comfort at The Corner

Craig LaBan reviews The Corner and finds that despite Scott Swiderski’s departure from the kitchen, John Taus has the kitchen humming along. Some of the […]

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Good and Green at Kennett

Craig LaBan gets over his non-composter’s guilt and settles in to enjoy the seasonal and green dishes at Queen Village’s Kennett. [Kennett] has a rustic […]

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Three Bells for Jersey Shore BYOB

Craig LaBan lavishes praise on Luke Palladino, an Italian BYOB outside of Atlantic City. I especially loved the dishes with Palladino’s stylish twists – like […]

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Of Popcorn Porn & Louisiana Hits

Craig LaBan celebrates the Louisiana flavors at the Khyber Pass Pub while forgiving a few missteps. It has been a long time, though, since I’ve […]

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Rich Mexican Tastes at Taqueria Moroleon

As many as 400 diners a night come through the doors at Taqueria Moroleon in Avondale, PA. As Craig LaBan finds out, they’re coming for […]

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Eyeball Bender

Can you identify the quick-serve restaurant in which this photo was taken?

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Ocean City Officials: Just Say No To BYO

And you thought Pennsylvania’s liquor laws were screwy. You probably know that Ocean City, New Jersey bills itself as the Jersey Shore’s family destination. And […]

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Around the Web: Pizza Slinging Edition

Potato Pie at Pizzeria Pesto | Philly Phoodie Thad S. checks out the new Pizzeria Pesto and its version of the potato pie. [Philly Phoodie] […]

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Tonight

Tonight Ideas in Food’s Alex Kamozawa and Aki Talbot will be taking part in the first Speakers’ Corner at the Dandelion. They will be discussing […]

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Step Backwards for Barbecue

Craig LaBan lowered LaBoom on a trio of barbecue spots in his review of Baby Blues this week. It wasn’t enough to nail the University […]

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Jose Garces Bells

With Craig LaBan’s review of JG Domestic we thought we’d look back at how Jose Garces’ other six restaurants fared with the Inquirer’s critic. We […]

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‘True Value in Artistry of Cooking’ at JG Domestic

Craig LaBan files what we refer to at Foobooz World Headquarters as a LaBoner, awarding three very enthusiastic bells to Jose Garces’ Cira Centre restaurant, […]

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Ting Wong Gets Two Bells

Craig LaBan finds great value and great tastes at Ting Wong in Chinatown. In true Hong Kong duck house fashion, the hanging roasted meats are […]