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Many restaurants have been forced to shut down because of the pandemic, so any news about a new restaurant opening in our area is very exciting, indeed!

Remember where Ri Ra used to be in Market Square in Portsmouth? Well, there's a new BBQ joint opening in that building called Portsmouth Feed Company. So far from their Facebook page I can tell they will be offering mouth-watering burgers and something called "Dino Beef Ribs".

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I am both intrigued and suddenly very hungry. It looks like it is going to be an awesome, comfortable and family-friendly place and we can't wait to check it out! Rumor has it they are aiming for a St. Patrick's Day opening date, and that will be here before we know it.

In addition to delicious BBQ and a fun atmosphere, they will also be offering clothes and other goodies for sale in their retail shop. They will carry a clothing line called "Granite Roots" and will also sell grilling accessories, BBQ rubs and sauces and more.

Are you an artist who lives in New Hampshire? Maybe some of your pieces could be displayed in this new awesome restaurant.

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