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Thanksgiving: Where the Turkey and the Dancefloor are on Fire

As I said yesterday, my Thanksgiving dinner this year was…interesting. Fantastic, but full of hijinks. So I wanted to give you a little taste of the pre-turkey antics. Pay special attention to how delighted Brett’s brother Trevor looks in the background. And then watch as he leans over to Elizabeth and tells her he needs a sign that says “we still haven’t eaten.”


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Can Someone Tell Me What This is All About?

I mean, are they chips or are they wings? If I’m craving chips, why would I eat these wing-like Ruffles? If I’m craving wings, why would I eat chips? Maybe they aren’t chips. There’s no chips involved anywhere in this advertisement. Maybe Ruffles has branched out into different types of junk snack foods. I don’t know. There’s no telling. But I can say that I shouldn’t pump gas late at night.

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The Back Bay Panera Bread is Here!

Will blog for food. Photo by Laney Whitt

It’s official! I now know where I’ll be having lunch for the rest of my Boston workdays. The Panera Bread on Boylston Street is finally open, and if you know anything about me it’s that I have an unusual affinity towards all things made with carbs.

The BSP (Boylston Street Panera) opened with lots of fanfare yesterday, approximately five months after we first spotted the “Coming Soon!” sign in the storefront window. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and the line was out the door as servers passed around food samples to loyalists who showed up for the hoopla.

For the sake of transparency, I have to tell you that I was given a free lunch for blogging about the BSP’s opening. But also for the sake of transparency, I would have done it anyway. As I’ve said before, Au Bon Pain has become my go-to lunch spot, and I was beyond excited when I found out another bakery/cafe would be coming to the ‘hood. Also excited to see how this restaurant throwdown is going to play out.

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