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Eight things you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving

As you prepare to sit down and gobble up turkey on Thursday, take 99 seconds and discover just how colorful the Pilgrims really were, Thomas Jefferson's disdain of the holiday and what those in the International Space Station plan on eating on Thanksgiving.

Food & Drink

LexGo Eat: Authentic Irish items, food at Failte

We had tea and scones at Failte, the Irish Import Shop, which also had imported Easter treats. More St. Patrick's Day specials are available at Winchell's, Ramsey's, Holly Hill Inn, Alfalfa, Good Foods and more. And National Pie Day is Monday, and Missy's is taking orders.

Food & Drink

Local chefs, distillers are up for James Beard awards

Chef Ouita Michel, owner of Holly Hill Inn in Midway, Windy Corner in Lexington, Wallace Station Deli near Midway, Smithtown Seafood in Lexington and Midway Bakery, has been named a James Beard semifinalist for outstanding restaurateur. According to a news release, the category highlights working restaurateurs who set high national standards in restaurant operations and entrepreneurship.

Business

A first look inside Lockbox restaurant

See inside the Lockbox, the restaurant and bar at the much-anticipated 21c Museum Hotel. The restaurant in downtown Lexington opens Monday (Feb. 15). Chef Jonathan Searle runs the restaurant, which will serve dinner only for a couple of weeks, then add breakfast once the hotel opens. Lunch service will start “when we are feeling good and ready to do lunch,” he said. “So we can do it right.

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Eight things you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving

As you prepare to sit down and gobble up turkey on Thursday, take 99 seconds and discover just how colorful the Pilgrims really were, Thomas Jefferson's disdain of the holiday and what those in the International Space Station plan on eating on Thanksgiving.
Chris Ware cware@herald-leader.com
Eight things you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving 1:40

Eight things you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving

LexGo Eat: Authentic Irish items, food at Failte 6:38

LexGo Eat: Authentic Irish items, food at Failte

A first look inside Lockbox restaurant 8:41

A first look inside Lockbox restaurant

LexGo Eat at Gumbo Ya Ya 7:25

LexGo Eat at Gumbo Ya Ya