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Lawrence Toppman, who was born in 1954, has been The Charlotte Observer's movie critic since 1987.

Food Questions and Answers - Kathleen Purvis

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Kathleen Purvis writes about food and dining for The Charlotte Observer Food Section. You can reach her at (704) 358-5236 or email

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Charlotte Observer sports columnist Scott Fowler welcomes your questions on all sports topics, especially the pro and college sports teams of the Carolinas.