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Meet Morfia’s Ribs and Pies

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Morfia’s Ribs and Pies is a little hole-in-the-wall in Marina del Rey, two doors down from Bartels Harley-Davidson. The place has a very modest, warm feel but that’s not too surprising. Irine and her mom, Morfia, have extensive restaurant experience. Friendly service and good food are practically second nature to them.

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Matteo’s Wacko Gelatos

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It was just another normal day at the Gelateria Matteo. Because it was early, there were very few customers, giving the gelato master Matteo Napoli time to focus on the two gelatos he was making: fig and onion. Yes, you read that correctly.

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Visit Pennsylvania’s Chile Pepper Food Festival

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By Sara Hodon Photos by Chris Markey For one weekend each year, tiny Bowers, PA (population: 300 give or take) becomes the hottest place on earth, thanks to its annual Chile Pepper Food Festival held in the town park every September. Bowers, located approximately 90 minutes northwest of Philadelphia and two hours south of New York City, is situated in …

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Unique Liqueur Recipes for Cinco de Mayo Sipping

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Contrary to popular belief, Mexican hooch isn’t all about fruity beer, worms, and margaritas. Not that there’d be anything wrong if it were. I’ve spent whole weekends living off of nothing but those three things, and aside from a recurring facial tic and a few flashbacks, I’m fine. Do a little digging and you’ll come across some great distilled treasure. …