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Oct. 31, 5-10 p.m.
Halloween Prix Fixe Menu
The posh Harvard Square eatery offers a $50 prix fixe menu tonight in celebration of the bewitching hour. Indulge in festive concoctions like Nightmare Salad, Mummy Monkfish, and a tasty dessert that’ll satisfy your Halloween sweet tooth.

1225465924Every Monday through Friday, 5-7 p.m.
Economic Relief Program

The Irish restaurant, recently reviewed by our food critic, Corby Kummer, created a package deal for diners that includes a bottle of the “Wine selection of the week,” and one appetizer, and one entrée—all for $15 per person (yes, $15, we double-checked). Apps include mussels with Smithwick’s Ale or fall greens with red beets, and entrees include Irish-style Bolognese, beer battered fish & chips, or a Wagyu beef burger with aged cheddar.

Dow Jones Panini Promotion
Daily, from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Chatham Bars Inn Tavern
The “Dow Jones Panini of the Day” will be priced according to the closing number of the Dow the prior day. For example, if the market closes at 8276 on Wednesday, the panini will be priced at $8.28 on Thursday.

1225465799Nov. 3, 5:30-10 p.m.
Dia De Los Muertos
Ole Mexican Grill
The Mexican eatery throws its Day of the Dead celebration, featuring an a la carte special menu that includes Chile en Nogada (stuffed poblano chile with ground beef, plantain, peaches, raisins, and a creamy almond-walnut sauce), Chile Relleno de Cordero (stuffed ancho chile with ground lamb), chocolate pecan pie, a Tequila chile sampler, and El Corazon martinis.

Nov. 4, 5-11 p.m.
Election Night

UpStairs on the Square

When we’re stressed, we love to eat. So as we await the election-night results, we’ll be noshing on themed bites like Maverick Mac & Cheese ($12), the Meet the Press Panini ($12), and the Joe 6-Pack ($18, beer-braised pork shank with Yukon whip). By sure to sip Sarah’s “I Can See” White Russian ($9).

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