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José Andrés Talks Saving the World; Ugly Sweater Party

VIDEO INTERLUDE—The inimitable José Andrés gave a TEDx talk about saving the world through culinary creativity in which he states that "There is hope because we can do amazing things with simple ingredients." Also did you know that Andrés "can defy gravity"? Eater National has the video. [-EN-]

U STREET—Surely you've gotten a few invites to Ugly Sweater parties this holiday season, so why not one more? Café Saint-Ex is urging you to wear your ugly holiday sweaters tomorrow at 8 p.m. for their party that will involve "$5 winter beer, Egg Nog and hot cocktail specials, Christmas cookies and treats, tunes from popular local DJ Soul Call Paul." If your sweater is really, really ugly, you might also win a $50 gift card to the restaurant. [EaterWire]

BOOZE NEWSCapitol City Brewing Company releases its seasonal brew "Snow Wit" tomorrow at both its Shirlington and its downtown location. It's a Belgian-style double white. [EaterWire]

CLARENDON—ARLnow reports that LeoNora Bakery opened its doors over the weekend in Clarendon. The bakery, which grew out of a delivery service for baked goods, will continue to fill delivery needs for orders over $50. It's open Tuesday through Saturday. [ARLnow]

UNION STATION—In other option news, Prince of Petworth sends out the alert that the Union Station Pret a Manger is now up and operating. [PoP]

Cafe Saint-Ex

1847 14th Street Northwest, , DC 20009 (202) 265-7839 Visit Website

Capitol City Brewing Company

1100 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005 202 628 2222 Visit Website

Cafe Saint-Ex

1847 14th St NW, Washington, DC