Afternoon Shots: November 27

Some things to chatter about for Thanksgiving.

By: Benjamin Freed

Snow for western Maryland, rain and sleet for DC, and one of the coldest Thanksgivings on record. [Capital Weather Gang]

Food pantries across Northern Virginia need donations to handle higher demand than usual this year. [Post]

ICYMI: Washington Nationals owner Ted Lerner asked Mayor Vince Gray for DC to build a roof on Nationals Park. Gray said no way. [Open House]

A handy guide to restaurants serving Thanksgiving meals tomorrow. [Best Bites]

A handy guide to restaurants serving battlefield refreshments food and drink specials on Black Friday. [Best Bites]

Choice merchandise available this weekend at Thread,¬†Union Market’s three-day pop-up of small-biz local and national retailers. [Shop Around]

Pro tips for boarding trains at Union Station. [Slate]

The National Zoo's panda cub will receive its name (even money says "Mulan") on Sunday at 1 PM. [Capital Comment]