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On a quick scan of the dinner menu at Town Hall in Jacksonville, Florida, the starter which stands out from the usual crowd of fried Brussels sprouts, regionalized hummus and truffle fries is duck fat cornbread.

And that’s not just to my eye: According to a sapped-sounding Facebook mea culpa posted by the San Marco neighborhood restaurant, when the item was briefly struck from its lineup, customers responded with “countless messages, emails and requests to bring it back.”


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