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E. BURNSIDE: Looks like construction is finally underway at PaaDee, the Thai-influenced bar/restaurant by Mee Sen owner Akkapong "Earl" Ninsom. The spot's official Facebook page has more photos of the work in progress. [Facebook]
N. MISSISSIPPI: Neighborhood Italian restaurant Lorenzo's Ristorante has called it quits on N. Mississippi (a recorded message on the restaurant's voicemail confirms that after six years in business, Lorenzo's closed its doors permanently on September 11), and according to liquor license paperwork, a Japanese restaurant called Samurai Blue is already slated to fill its space. [EaterWire]