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LAF in the A.M. March 9th, 2015

A Morning Menu of LAF-Style Food News and Stories to Begin Your Day

HAPPY NATIONAL CRABMEAT DAY!

Sam’s Grill: A San Francisco Classic

Evanston Giordano’s Has Closed

Taste of Coastal Carolina

“Amazing Pizza,” Says Dave Barry

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LAF in the A.M. January 16th, 2015

A Morning Menu of LAF-Style Food News and Stories to Begin Your Day

HAPPY NATIONAL FIG NEWTON DAY!

Top 5 Tulsa Chilis

Fundraiser for Bud Royer

The Great American General Store

Some Great Oyster Bars

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LAF in the A.M. November 21st, 2014

A Morning Menu of Stories We Think You’ll Find Interesting

A Dozen Great American Food Cities

Best Cheesesteak in Philly

Becky’s Diner of Portland ME Hoping to Offer Health Insurance This Year

Guns N’ Roses N’ Deli

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LAF in the A.M. November 15th, 2014

A Morning Menu of Stories We Think You’ll Find Interesting

A Visit to Duarte’s Tavern, An American Classic

Michael Bauer of Inside Scoop SF (and food editor for the San Francisco Chronicle) drives down to Pescadero for a visit to Duarte’s Tavern, founded in 1894. He loves it all, from the slanted floors in the old dining room to the cioppino to the olallieberry pie (olallieberries are a locally popular hybrid of blackberries and raspberries). The menu features artichokes from Duarte’s garden, local oysters, Dungeness crab… in fact, depending on the season, Duarte’s offers locally caught halibut, snapper, petrale sole, and sand dabs. There’s even an abalone sandwich! Continue reading

LAF in the A.M. November 6th, 2014

A Morning Menu of Stories We Think You’ll Find Interesting

Everything, Available Everywhere

When Shake Shack comes to Chicago and Billy Goat goes to Washington, and the Big Apple gets a Garrett’s, and Marshall Field’s is now Macy’s… does it all become less special? Phil Rosenthal of the Chicago Tribune takes the opportunity, with the arrival of Shake Shack in the Windy City, to look at the effect of all this regional homogenization. Continue reading

LAF in the A.M. October 30th, 2014

A Morning Menu of Stories We Think You’ll Find Interesting

Carla Hall Giving Out Free Hot Chicken in Philly

Carla Hall is working towards opening her first Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen in New York, and to help her with the project she’s enlisted culinary students from Drexel in Philadelphia. They’ll be testing out menu items by taking over a food truck in front of Drexel and handing out free hot chicken, macaroni and cheese, braised greens and fresh lemonade. The date is November 5th, the time is 5:30 p.m., just before a 6 p.m. Drexel basketball event. If you’re in the area head over and grab a sample! Continue reading

LAF in the A.M. October 22nd, 2014

A Morning Menu of Stories We Think You’ll Find Interesting

America’s Best Pizza, Chosen by Food & Wine

Top Pot Watch

Ina Pinkney Comes Home

Attack of the Killer Pumpkins!

Sad News from Memphis

Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! Tries the Pitts-burger

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