Thanksgiving Backup Plans and Morning Roundup

The construction-besieged Chocolat Celeste is offering free shipping for big Web orders and discounts for folks who brave the Central Corridor detours, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak writes that “the business of Minneapolis is beer,” some food-based remedies for the cold days and nights about to come, and some local restaurants that’ll do Thanksgiving for you, assuming you score a reservation.