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Ah, the commencement of fall. Around the nation, this means fashion takes a turn, temperatures begin to slowly sag and Labor Day hangovers finally begin to fade. The Menuniverse, of course, celebrated autumn with the best of them* this week.

MP: Boston rang in the school year with a balanced breakfast of beer cereal and then kicked off the fall arts calendar by interviewing a food critic-turned-playwright.

MP: Chicago warned of incoming frost, but couldn’t quite quit summertime.

MP: Philly shared the joy of college. Sometimes college is hard, y’all!

Since MP: SoFla doesn’t really experience autumn, the passing of Labor Day means the conclusion of Top Chef draws near and, um, Chipotle?

*No, we have no idea who “them” refers to either.

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