What stores are open and which are closed for Thanksgiving 2021? See the list.

For the second year in a row, more retailers are keeping their stores closed on Thanksgiving.

The long list of stores closed includes Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and JCPenney, which for years opened for in-person Black Friday shopping on the holiday.

Select grocery stores across the country are open Thursday, many with limited hours.

Like last year to limit crowds and spread out demand, retailers started rolling out deals before Halloween and have turned a weekend shopping blitz into an extended event.

Stores including Home Depot, Lowe’s, Costco and Apple have traditionally stayed closed on the holiday.

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Because of state laws, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island stores will

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Autumn arrives at Lolla with big flavours and nuanced cooking

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Returning to Lolla is like coming home to an old friend. It’s not just the warm company of Thaddeus Yeo, the restaurant’s co-founder. Neither is it the assurance of a messy meal best enjoyed with hands. At Lolla, the food is good, the wine flows easily and the staff are always friendly. I’m back here to experience, for the second time, a new menu by chef Johanne Siy, who was awarded Female Chef of the Year by Singapore’s World Gourmet Awards 2021 (WGA).

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The afternoon starts punchy and bright with a snack. On a tart base sits a bed of spanner crab and spent kelp. The seaweed has a snappy and crisp texture and is topped with an orange mound that resembles uni. Algue, also referred to as crab fat, is a speciality from chef Johanna’s hometown in the Philippines

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