Is Linda Laban a professional food writer or some stringer just off the bus from Dubuque?" Check out her article on "crazy" food in Boston restaurants in today's Boston Herald. Fried twinkies: how utterly exotic! People eating tripe: how wild and crazy! What has Boston become, Bizarro World?! Next thing you know, we'll be eating raw fish! Or dipping hunks of bread in melted cheese!! Oh, the humanity!!!