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Route 1 restaurants in South Attleboro are helping the Council for Children raise money for their capital campaign.

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 5 to 9, Chipolte’s will make donations if you show them the coupon from the Council for Children Facebook site or their website,

Ditto for the 99 Restaurant from 4 to 10 on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

And this past Wednesday, Nov. 6, SmashBurger let you round up your bill to benefit the CFC.

The local scene

You can get more than 20 dishes will 600 calories or less, five vegan items, more than 15 vegetarian and gluten-sensitive dishes and 10 carb-conscious meals at Uno Pizzeria & Grill as part of its Love All, Feed All menu promotion.

Pumpkin ice cream is the November flavor of the month at Bliss Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop on Park Street in Attleboro. You can also get a harvest sundae of French vanilla ice cream topped with hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry.

The featured entrees at the Friday luncheon Nov. 8 are Dean’s homemade American chop suey and jumbo cheese raviolis, each 8 bucks, at the Plainville Council on Aging senior center on School Street. The luncheon is 11 to 1, is sponsored by the Friends of Plainville Seniors and also includes offerings of soups, salads and sandwiches.

The meat-lovers pizza at Eli’s Pizza on County Street in Attleboro is topped with ham, pepperoni, bacon, hamburger and sausage. And you can get it delivered.

Ninety Nine restaurants are offering veterans and active duty military a free entree on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, with the purchase of any other entrée. The offer is good 11 to 4.


The Plainville Senior Center 5-buck breakfasts are offered 8 to 10 on Tuesdays in November at the center on School Street. On Nov. 12 it’s eggs and corned beef hash.

Greater Boston

They now offer Bar Snack Mondays with apps for 3 bucks and more, and Butta La Pasta Wednesdays, a pop-up pasta-tasting menu, at The Salty Pig on Dartmouth Street.

Celtics’ guard Marcus Smart hosts his annual bowling bash next Tuesday, Nov. 12, at King’s Back Bay on Dalton Street. There’s a cocktail reception at 6:30, a live auction at 7:30 and a celebrity bowling tournament — which includes Mayor Walsh — at 8.

Add Reelhouse Oyster Bar, Now Pouring and The Draft to the growing assortment of spots at Hub Hall at The Hub on Causeway.

Providence Proper

Heading for a show at PPAC? Well, Capriccio on Pine Street has a three-course preshow menu for 35 bucks.

Sunflower seed rabbit ragu? New Zealand rack of lamb? Pear-braised black Angus short rib? Yes, you’ll find them all and more on the new seasonal menu at Mill’s Tavern on North Main Street.

Taste of Rhode Island, featuring restaurants, bakeries, caterers, wineries and breweries showing off their winter menus, is in the botanical center at Roger Williams Park on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Tickets are 50 bucks.

Around Rhody

Armenian Fest 2019 is this weekend, Nov. 9 and 10, at Rhodes-On-The-Pawtuxet on Rhodes Place in Cranston. 401.785.4333

The indoor winter farmers market is open 9 to 1 Saturdays through April 25 at Hope Artiste Village on Main Street in Pawtucket.

Tap and bottle

Mystic Brewery, which opened in 2011 on Williams Street in Chelsea, is closing but the owner does not rule out a reopening some time in the future at a different location.

Every Wednesday night starting at 6 you can get four-wine tasting flights for 25 bucks at Plaza Bar & Kitchen at Depasquale Plaza on Providence’s Federal Hill. 401.331.8240

Salem’s Notch Brewing is opening up a brewery and taproom at The Speedway in the Charles River Speedway Headquarters admin building in Brighton.

Boston Harbor distillery has released its bottled-in-bond Putnam New England single malt whiskey.

Big dates

Monday, Nov. 18: Ducks Unlimited five-course game dinner, LePage’s Seafood & Grille, Martine Street, Fall River, 50 bucks.

Monday, Nov. 18: Seven-course white truffle dinner, Sinatra Restaurant, Encore Boston Harbor casino, at 6, 250 bucks.

Thursday, Nov. 21: Wild mushroom and wine dinner, Spirito’s Restaurant, Plainville Pike, Cranston, at 6:30, 55 bucks. 401.434.4435

Out West

Mystic Restaurant Week runs through this Sunday, Nov. 10, with spots in Mystic, Stonington and Groton, Conn. offering lunch and dinner specials.

Sad note

Remember the long-closed Hose Company No. 6 restaurant on Central Avenue in Pawtucket? Soon it will really be no more; the building is being razed.

Changing tables

Mirbeau Inn & Spa Plymouth on Landmark Drive has a new chef de cuisine, Jessica Childers, who has worked in kitchens throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Awards on the wall

Joey Murphy of the Longhorn Steakhouse on Route 1 in North Attleboro, was among 58 bartenders across the country to win the regional award in the chain’s Bar Stars Series.

Menu mysteries

Clabber is soured unpasteurized milk you can eat or drink, depending on its consistency. It’s most popular in the British Isles and the southern United States, and was originally called bonnyclabber.

Psst, let’s make a deal

Mill’s Tavern on North Main Street in Providence has a three-course tavern menu Sundays through Fridays for 35 bucks.

Boneless chicken wings are now 25 cents apiece at Applebee’s.

Thursdays through Saturdays the prime rib special starts at 14 bucks at Fresh Catch on Chauncy Street in Mansfield.


Here’s where and what The Notester dined on recently:

Attleboro: The blackened salmon salad (18 bucks) at Canova’s Italian Bar & Grill on Union Street. 508.455.0464

South Attleboro: The portobello angel hair pasta (16 bucks) at Mediterranean Bar & Grill on Route 1.

Attleboro: The German combo plate (15 bucks) on the now-over Oktoberfest menu at Morin’s Hometown Bar & Grille on South Main Street.

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Greek Street

This is new at the Time Out Market at Fenway, brought to us by the folks at Saloniki.


This is a new 12-seat restaurant on Ocean Street in the Oak Bluffs section of Marshfield.


This Cuban restaurant is in a former bank at Post Office Square in Boston, brought to us by the folks at Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar, Ruka Restobar and Yvonne’s.

Bon appetit. And if you go, let The Notester know.

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