Firefly's Loses Its Sizzle; More Delays at the Sinclair

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Harvard Square: The Sinclair music venue/kitchen, where Michael Schlow oversees the menu, has delayed their opening due to construction issues. [Official Site]

Framingham: Firefly's has shuttered, leaving just one remaning BBQ outpost in Marlboro. Their Quincy restaurant closed in 2011. [BRT]

Cambridge: Dante deMagistris hosts a "Calzone DeThrone" on Sunday starting at 2. Watch Dante's chef pals stuff calzones full of weird and wonderful ingredients, then enjoy the fruits of their labors. Will it top last year's Sausage Fest? Tix are $20. [Facebook]

South End: Cinquecento, the Roman trattoria from the Aquitaine Group, should open right after Thanksgiving. [Earlier]

South End: MC Slim JB corrects false information and tells us that Mana Escondido will be at 68 Aguadilla St., not Pembroke. It'll open in early December. [Earlier]

Back Bay: Bostone Pizza closes tomorrow. [EB]

Theater District: The Revere Hotel Boston Common launches a gourmet hot chocolate pop-up shop beginning November 23 and happening every Friday from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. It's called "Pop It Like It's Hot." Heh. [GS]

Downtown: Both Five Guys and Pret a Manger open this weekend. [Earlier]

Citywide: Oh, great! Tons more Average Joe's are coming to town. [BBJ]

Theater District: Jason Santos's Abby Lane opens on Monday. [Earlier]

Kendall Square: Area Four is considering a second location. In the meantime, they'll do Sunday dinners. [Earlier]

Boston Common: Earl of Sandwich, which has the distinction of being housed in a former public restroom, is open. [EB, Earlier]