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Thanksgiving in Boston: What's Open, What's Closed, and What You Can Take Home

Whether you want to spend Thanksgiving in a restaurant or take home some food from your favorite spot, here are the restaurants that are open (many of which are offering special holiday menus) and...

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A Cat Cafe, Le Chat Noir, Could One Day Open in South Boston

Prepare your lint rollers.

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Nathan Myhrvold Delivers the Straight Poop on Foodborne Illnesses at Harvard

Harvard University's annual Science & Cooking public lecture series brings chefs from around the world to discuss the intersection of science and cooking. And Eater Boston editor Rachel Leah...

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Michael Chiarello on Todd English: 'He Was a Great Wing-Man'

California-based Chiarello was English's culinary school classmate.

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Tornado Restaurant & Lounge Closes in Malden

Asian tapas restaurant closes shop a little more than a year after opening.

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Caffè Nero Finally Gets the OK to Open in JP, Despite Opposition

The international coffee house chain has received the licenses for its upcoming Centre Street location.

Pop-Ups

Ice Cubed, a Boozy Ice Cream Pop-Up, Is in the Works

"Square Root" gelato, anyone?

Renovation Report

It's Your Last Chance to See the Really Old Biltmore Interior

Some aspects of The Biltmore Bar & Grille have been around for a century. The restaurant is getting a refresh after this weekend.

Kickstartin'

Caribbean Food Truck Starts Kickstarter Campaign

Food Lakay campaign seeks to raise funds for equipment and supplies.

Coming Attractions

Met Restaurant Group to Open Second Back Bay Concept

New Dartmouth location will become sixth overall for growing Met Group.

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Mystery Cigar Bar Plans Grand Re-Opening

An unnamed Boston cigar bar begins hiring.

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Jamie Bissonnette, Power Tools, and Thanksgiving

Food & Wine and This Old House teamed up with Jamie Bissonnette to make a series of helpful Thanksgiving videos for those who like to bring power tools into the kitchen.

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Bred Gourmet to Open on Dorchester Avenue

A new gourmet burger spot will occupy the former Mrs. Jones space.

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Opening Alert

Mac's Deli Owner Opens Nonno's Pizza by TD Garden

If you need 4 a.m. slices on a Thursday night by North Station, this is your place.

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Dunkin' Donuts to Open 63 New Locations in CA

Dunkin’ Donuts can’t stop opening locations in California.

Coming Attractions

Blackbird Doughnuts Reveals Logo and Plans for Next Year

Sister shop to The Gallows moves closer to early 2015 opening.

Coming Attractions

Hops N Scotch 'Just Weeks Away' From Opening in Cambridge

Second location for Brookline bar installs taps, posts updated pictures.

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Chatime to Open Northeastern Location Next Tuesday

The third Boston location of the bubble tea chain won't be the last for Massachusetts.

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Do You Think Boston Could - and Should - Have a Cat Cafe?

Last year, there was a brief glimmer of cat cafe hope with Miaou Boston, but that project seems to have disappeared. But now, there's a new project in the works — Le Chat Noir— and the owner is...

Opening Alert

Gracie's Ice Cream Opens for Real Today at 3 p.m.

And Somerville's Union Square will never be the same.

The Shutter

Garden at the Cellar Has Abruptly Closed

Negotiations with the landlord were unsuccessful.

The Shutter

The Aquitaine Group Is Replacing Union Bar & Grille With Something New

Union Bar & Grille will close at end of 2014 and reopen with a new name, concept, and look in 2015.

Ch-Ch-Changes

East by Northeast Embarks Upon a Noodle-Focused Revamp Tomorrow

Get ready for more noodles, ramen every night, and individual buns.

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Ames Street Deli Brings Foie Gras Sandwiches Into Your Life Today

"Delicious, irreverent sandwiches," an "adventurous and weird" cocktail selection, and more.

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Holiday Punch Party With David Wondrich; Reservations at Area Four; More

A look at an upcoming event and other updates.

Opening Alert

Tomorrow's Opening Day for Chinese Mirch

The restaurant opens at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 22.

Week in Reviews

Devra First on Bar Boulud; MC Slim JB on Bel Ari; More

Here's what the critics are saying this week.

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The weekly round-up of helpful Yelp reviews.

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Minimum Wage Increase 'Absolutely Blows' for Joshua's Deli Owner

...but it is "kinda cool" for his employees.

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Take a Video Tour of What Will One Day Be a 24-Hour Clover

Here's a peek inside the upcoming Central Square location.

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MexiCali Burrito Co. Jumps on the Bitcoin Train

Pay for your burrito without touching cash.

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Where to Watch All Your NFL & College Football Teams in Boston

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