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Nick's Inner Harbor Seafood to close in January

Cross Street Market vendor Nick’s Inner Harbor Seafood has announced it will close in January amid a lease dispute with the market’s operator.

The eatery plans to close to the public Jan. 7 and will vacate the premises by Jan. 11, said Kwang Lee, who has owned Nick’s since 2008. As of now, there are no plans to open a new location.

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Ida B's Table chef to appear on Food Network's 'Chopped' Tuesday

David Thomas, the executive chef and owner of Ida B’s Table, will appear Tuesday on a Thanksgiving-themed episode of “Chopped,” the Food Network cooking competition that pits chefs against one another.

The episode will air at 9 p.m.

Thomas, who said that he was approached by the show, taped the episode in May in New York City.

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New beer garden from Clavel, WC Harlan owners opening in Old Goucher Friday

Fadensonnen, a beer garden from WC Harlan and Clavel co-owners Lane Harlan and Matthew Pierce, will have its official opening Friday in the historic Old Goucher neighborhood.

The biergarten, which will feature a 148-seat open-air courtyard and 35-seat upstairs bar, will be part of Socle, three small businesses and an artist residency headquartered in an old carriage House at 2223 Maryland Ave.

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Timonium-based Michele’s Granola to be sold at Whole Foods stores across the country

Timonium-based Michele’s Granola has landed a national distribution deal with Whole Foods, which will sell its handmade granola at more than 350 stores across 28 states, according to a recent news release.

This will mark the first time that the granola company, which has partnered with Whole Foods for more than a decade within the Mid-Atlantic region, has distributed on the West Coast.

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The Urban Oyster is opening a restaurant in Locust Point

The Urban Oyster, a seafood vendor that got its start selling char-grilled oysters at local farmers’ markets, is opening a restaurant at McHenry Row.

Owner Jasmine Norton plans to open the fast-casual eatery in early 2019 in part of the space that previously housed Ruby 8 Noodles & Sushi.

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Where to eat on Thanksgiving Day in the Baltimore area if you're not cooking

Ditch the kitchen this Thanksgiving Day and let the professionals do all the work. A number of Baltimore restaurants will be open on Turkey Day with a slew of inventive twists on the traditional meal. And many of them will have alternatives to turkey. Plus, they’ll do the dishes.

Ampersea will serve a $55 Thanksgiving dinner in addition to an a la carte menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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