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Nourish Your Neighborhood Night benefits Lexington organization fighting hunger

Looking for a way to feed your body, your soul and your neighbors? On Tuesday, Nourish Your Neighborhood Night will raise money at partner restaurants and raise awareness for Lexington organizations fighting hunger.

This month's event will benefit Glean KY and also help buy restaurant gift cards for needy families from Lexington Traditional Magnet School, NYN's first partner school.

Partner restaurants for the event are Thai & Mighty Noodle Bowls, Windy Corner Market, Smithtown Seafood, Athenian Grill, Saul Good Restaurant & Pub (all three locations) from 5 p.m. to close.

Brasabana Restaurant, 841 Lane Allen Road, will feature an early Noche Bueña Celebration (Christmas Eve dinner) on Saturday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The dinner features Brasabana's Cuban cuisine with a Latin flair. The centerpiece will be a slow-roasted pig; side dishes will be served family-style. $24.95 plus tax and gratuity Reservations: (859) 303-5573. E-mail: info@Brasabana.com.

Newk's Eatery opened its Fayette Mall location, 3535 Nicholasville Road, on Monday. Both the mall and the Richmond Road locations are open 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday and have eat-in and grab-and-go options.

■ All four Ramsey's locations have developed a comprehensive gluten-free menu, with more than 26 choices for a full variety of meal, salad and sandwich options.

■ Looking for lunch? Check out J. Render's BBQ food truck's December schedule and specials. The regular menu consists of pulled pork, beef brisket or grilled cheese sandwiches, and pork or chicken nachos. All sandwiches come with a side: diners may choose from smoked mac and cheese, sweet molasses baked beans, potato salad, sweet cole slaw or assorted chips.

Where they will be: Wednesday: Medtech College, 1648 McGrathiana Parkwy, 11-1:30, special: Brunswick stew; Thursday: Southcreek Park, 2365 Harrodsburg Road, 11-1:30, special: Havana day dreamin' Cubano; Friday: Corporate Plaza, 771 Corporate Drive, 11-1:30, special: BBQ beef chili; Tuesday: Paragon Centre, 2525 Harrodsburg Road, 11-1:30, special: not your momma's meatloaf sandwich; Dec 17 : UK Healthcare, 2333 Alumni Park Plaza, 11-1:30, special: BBQ chicken quesadillas; Dec 18: Lexington Green, 230 Lexington Green Circle, 11-1:30, special: Brunswick stew.

■ Pre-order a holiday turkey or goose from Wine+Market, 486 West Second Street. Pasture-raised, antibiotic-free turkeys are from Marksbury Farm. The free-range antibiotic free goose is from South Dakota. Call (859) 225-0755 or email renee@wineandmarket.com for details, prices.

Wine+Market also has a Wine of the Month Club, with two pricing options — $31.95 or $94.95 a month. You get one or two bottles for each month. Wines are available for pickup the second Monday of each month. For more info, email renee@wineandmarket.com

■ Note: There will be no LexGo Eat column Dec. 31, so please send items for New Year's Eve by noon Monday. Early deadlines mean that items for the Christmas Eve column also will need to be submitted by noon Monday.

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