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Baked turkey, green beans, stuffing, and cranberries will be some of the items offered on Thanksgivi
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Restaurants In Central Maine Open For Thanksgiving

So tomorrow is the big day and you just don't feel like cooking? Not to worry, as several area restaurants will be open serving buffets, traditional Thanksgiving dinners, and off the menu items...

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Giant Hamburger
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Epic Fairy-Tale 100 Pound Hamburger Made in Yarmouth Is What Dreams Are Made Of

How do you celebrate a one-year-in-business anniversary? If you’re Dirigo’s Public House in Yarmouth, you make a 100 pound hamburger.

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Red Barn

Two Augusta Restaurants Get National Recognition

The website movoto.com recently did a blog on '15 Restaurants In Maine That Will Blow Your Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth'. Two of the restaurants on their list are right here in Augusta!

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Joerg Koch, Getty Images
Joerg Koch, Getty Images

What Do You Think Of A Three Percent Hospitality Fee On Your Restaurant Bill?

Some diners at restaurants in Boston are charging customers with a new 3 percent hospitality fee. That fee is going straight to the kitchen staff, to help bridge the gap between how much they make and how much the front of house makes.

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Would You Tip The Same If Restaurant Waitstaff Made $11.25 An Hour? [POLL]

A proposal that is heading to the ballot in November would triple the base hourly wage for those who rely on tips, like waitstaff and bartenders. If the proposal passes, the base hourly wage would go from $3.75 to $11.25 an hour.

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Joerg Koch, Getty Images
Joerg Koch, Getty Images

More Money Being Spent at Restaurants Than Grocery Stores

For the first time ‘ever’, Americans are spending more money eating out than they are at grocery stores. The reason, experts think, is making something at home may not end up tasting as good when you pay someone else to do it for you.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
Mario Tama, Getty Images

Bangor HoJo’s Only One of Two Still Open

In 1954 there were 400 Howard Johnson Restaurants; most were part of the Howard Johnson Hotel chain. They had the nickname, HoJo’s. Today in 2015, there are only three HoJo’s left with one of those three scheduled to close its doors March 31st.

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Sharon Pizza
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Be Careful What You Eat! Maine Restaurants FAIL Inspection! 15 Close Down!

Chad and I eat out very little. We might grab a pizza to go at a few places but we're mostly homebodies.

When we read the article in the Portland Press Herald this morning we were SHOCKED!

At least 5 restaurants we have been to in the past year have FAILED inspection according to the Maine State Health Inspectors. And one of them had to close! I think I counted 25 Chinese restaurants!

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Diners from Movies
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10 Restaurants From Movies and TV Shows You Can Visit

Location, as the saying goes, is everything. And for those looking to recapture a bit of movie or TV magic, you can do no better than visiting a restaurant, diner or bar that appeared onscreen. We can't speak to the food or service at these places, but they give you the best opportunity to nosh in the footsteps of your favorite characters.

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