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South Philly Barbacoa and Mission Taqueria Battle Over Barbacoa

The cultural appropriation conversation rears its head in Philadelphia yet again Cultural appropriation within Philly’s restaurant scene has been quite the hot topic lately — something worthy of national attention, it seems. Yesterday, the saga continued as Cristina Martinez, the chef at long-time South Philly taqueria favorite South Philly Barbacoa, called out hip Center City newcomer Mission Taqueria for appropriating her restaurant’s namesake barbacoa recipe.
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