New Flavors Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has new flavors for August, which include Chocolate S’mores (bittersweet chocolate glaze, graham cracker crumble, toasted marshmallow), Cherry Pie (Pillow doughnuts stuffed with cherry compote and topped with tart red cherry glaze, pie crust crumble, and powdered sugar dusting), Blueberry Cotton Candy (blue cotton candy glaze, blueberry drizzle, blue sugar sprinkles), and Lemonade Poppy Seed (lemonade glaze, poppy seed sprinkles).

Burgers Anyone? — Church Hall has expanded their burger menu with three new burgers in addition to the long-standing Church Hall Special are now available all day as a part of the bar’s permanent menu. They include The Church Hall Special (beef patty served with crispy onions, lettuce, tomato, pickles, your choice of cheese and
Church Hall special sauce), The Latin  (beef patty served with roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, jalapenos, and swiss cheese) and more. The new burgers are a part of their ongoing Wednesday night special: buy a burger, get a beer for $1.

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Maria Menu — August is Maria Menu Month at Fabio Trabocchi’s restaurants. You can enjoy a 3-Course Maria Menu at for a reduced price at lunch and including a glass of locally-produced Craft kombucha.

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From the Garden — Chef Eric Ziebold and Kinship restaurant are highlighting an innovative vegetarian four-course prix fixe menu utilizing just-picked ingredients from L’Abeille Garden.  The special “From the Garden” menu will be offered Sundays and Mondays in Kinship through September 24. The “From the Garden” menu is driven by what is grown and is currently available.  Throughout the season guests will have Ziebold’s incorporations of various vegetables, fruits and herbs including: La Ratte potatoes, Aji Dulce peppers, Lipstick peppers, asparagus, Spring garlic, tomatoes – (Purple Cherokee, Sun Gold, Red Cherry), cardoon, celtuce, Fairytale pumpkin, blackberries, Golden raspberries, anise hyssop, lemongrass, lemon verbena, ginger, Purple basil, Cinnamon basil, Genovese basil, Tulsi basil, lavender, oregano, rosemary, rue, English thyme, tarragon, spearmint and Za’Atar.
Choose Your Pizza — All Matchbox locations in honor of National Pizza Month is running a contest  “What’s On Your Pizza?”  which invites you to enter their most creative pizza topping suggestions by September 9, at which point the Matchbox chefs will choose the top four contenders and work with the winners to bring their pizzas to life. All four pizzas will be featured on the menu throughout National Pizza Month in October, and the top seller will remain on the menu for the rest of the year. The champ wins an adults pizza party for 10, complete with with boozy beverages.
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Lobster Season – The Palm’s Lobster Season special has been extended to be offered nationwide through August 31.  The  special includes a 4-pound Jumbo Novia Scotia Lobster dinner for two with soup or salad and a family-style side for ($99). Additionally, Lobster Season at The Palm offers a Poached Nova Scotia Lobster atop a 9-ounce Filet Mignon or 14-ounce Prime New York Strip Steak with an individual side and starter for ($59).
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Summer Menu — True Food Kitchen has a new menu for summer with items such as The Tastiest Ways To Enjoy Tomatoes While They’re At The Peak Of Freshness (Organic Heirloom Tomato & Watermelon Salad with Turmeric Ponzu, Cucumber, Jalapeño & Cilantro or Summer Corn Organic Heirloom Tomato Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Arugula & Pumpkin Seeds) and Fresh, Frosty (Healthy) Cocktails For Summer Cantaloupe Cooler (Organic Mezcal, Cantaloupe, Lime, Honey & Jalapeño).

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Summer Treats —  Summer might be winding down but not at Stable — they invite you to experience the lighter side of Swiss cuisine with dishes including Whole Bronzino  (Salt Crust serving two people and featuring tomato jam, baked new potatoes and bright herb salad), Pan Seared Scallops (fresh garbanzo beans, green beans, summer tomatoes, lard and watercress), and Pan Seared Salmon (roasted artichoke bottoms, sweet onion puree and rhubarb glaze).  You can also enjoy a cool treat with their Schnapsicles, popsicles spiked with pear, apricot or raspberry schnapps (also available as a spritz!). 

Sandwich Month — August is National Sandwich Month, and Oceanaire is celebrating by featuring a favorite classic, the Lobster Roll. All month long (August 1-31), the restaurant will serve its succulent Lobster Roll—freshly picked North Atlantic Lobster served on twin petite buttered rolls for lunch and dinner at $20 (bar only).

Non-Pizza Lovers — Pizzeria Paradiso’s Old Town location has new options for those of you interested in non-pizza options. The highlights include two new salads, a Caprese Salad and a Smoked Chicken Salad, plus the Piccolo Panini Prosciutto with Prosciutto di Parma, Roasted Eggplant, Spicy Garlic Spread  and the Piccolo Panini Bruschetta with Marinated Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion, Ricotta, and Baby Arugula.