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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Need a drink? Give thanks for these bars that open on Thanksgiving

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 2:29 PM

Whether you’re catching up with old friends or trying to relax after a stressful day of cooking 900 different things and navigating family politics, the post-Thanksgiving nightcap is an essential capstone for some. But finding a place that’s open can be tricky. Check our running list before you head out for...

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Sandwich Bar owner Matthew Scot refutes Leguminati claims

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 1:47 PM

Yesterday we reported that vegan eatery Leguminati would not be opening in the Milk District at the Sandwich Bar, as had previously been announced. We quoted from a blog post by Leguminati co-owner Rebecca "Bex" Larsen, who cited a "series of unfortunate events" and "personal influences from select business...

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If you burn the turkey, get a free Thanksgiving dinner at Deadly Sins

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM

What pairs well with turkey? A sweet orange-grapefruit-and-lemon IPA, of course. This Thanksgiving, give thanks to the beer gods for Deadly Sins Brewing's turkey day celebration. The brewing company will host a free family-friendly Thanksgiving dinner from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23. The dinner is ideal for those who don't...

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Southern Nights has all-you-can-drink specials for Thanksgiving night

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:49 AM

Southern Nights hosts a Thanksgiving night party that invites you to “come get stuffed.” Take that as you will, but we’re assuming they meant “stuffed with booze.” How else to explain the ridiculous all-you-can-drink specials, ranging from $10-$25, depending on how fancy you like your liquor. Stop by the theater...

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Dirty Laundry hosts third annual Number of the Feast post-Thanksgiving metal meetup

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:41 AM

The third iteration of the annual Number of the Feast Thanksgiving afterparty promises $2 PBR tallboys and $3 Wild Turkey nibblers. But more importantly, it’s one of the few times you’ll find an ostensibly holiday-related party with a soundtrack that avoids the usual holiday clichés. Mingle on the patio to...

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Good gravy! Five gravy recipes to wake up your Thanksgiving plate

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 6:30 PM

New York Times food writer Julia Moskin once wrote: "To many Americans, gravy without mashed potatoes is like jam without toast: a condiment with no consequence" and yes, it was in 2013 but … Ahem. NO. Gravy is practically the whole point of Thanksgiving, and (at least on my family's plates)...

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Thanksgiving hot take: There are better ways to prepare potatoes than just mashing them

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:16 AM

For some people, Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year to eat mashed potatoes. It's not solidly in the category of do-not-mess-with-this traditions, like turkey and cranberry sauce, but it's close. But – just playing devil's advocate here – there are already a lot of starches on the...

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All-vegan eatery Leguminati NOT opening in the Milk District

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:20 AM

In a blow to vegans and lovers of meatless dining, all-vegan eatery Leguminati won't be opening in the Milk District as we first reported earlier this month. In a blog post, co-owner Rebecca "Bex" Larsen cited a "series of unfortunate events" and "personal influences from select business owners in the...

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Tartine Wine Bar and Eaterie coming to College Park

Posted By on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 12:05 PM

Croissant Gourmet in College Park is about to get très gourmet. Chef Pete Morales, former executive chef at F&D Kitchen & Bar in Lake Mary, is partnering up with Croissant Gourmet chef/owner Francois Cahagne to open a neighborhood boîte in the Croissant Gourmet space on Edgewater Drive. Tartine Wine Bar &...

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The Imperial at Washburn Imports needs your help identifying two burglary suspects

Posted By on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:41 AM

Someone robbed the Imperial at Washburn Imports in Ivanhoe Village and they need your help identifying a couple of suspects. The neighborhood antique stop and bar recently released security footage showing two women apparently stealing a pair of expensive shoes from behind the counter during last Saturday's Jingle Eve event....

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