Facing the purported Dec. 21 Mayan Apocalypse head on, a number of dining and drinking establishments are enticing customers to eat and drink with them like there's no tomorrow. Friday, Dec. 21, is the day that scientists regard as the end to the ancient Mayans’ 5,215-year Mesoamerican Long Count calendar cycle. While scholars have dismissed it as doomsday, restaurant chains such as T.G.I. Friday's and independents have found it a date to tap into, a way to ring in the end ...

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