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Roasted, Tatted Pigs At Ba Bay; CityZen Raises $70,000

CAPITOL HILL—Ever wanted to tattoo a pig and eat it? Well, here's your chance. Ba Bay is teaming up with Jesse Tittsworth, Bev Eggleston and the folks from Tattoo Paradise for a pig roast with a twist. Using edible cuttlefish ink, they'll be tatting up a couple of pigs, which chef Nick Sharpe will then be using to create a five-course family-style meal. Seatings are at 5:00 and 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, and will cost you $65 per person — with proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross. [EaterWire]

DISASTER RELIEF—Speaking of relief efforts for the Japanese earthquake, CityZen raised $70,000 from its recent charity event, pulling in $11,000 in the auction of a private dinner for eight prepared by Eric Ziebold and his sous chef Makoto Hamamura. [EaterWire]

PENN QUARTER—Starting Sunday, Zaytinya is going to be hosting a two-week Greek Easter festival, featuring a special tasting menu during both lunch and dinner services, as well as a lamb sandwich cart set out on the patio during lunchtime on weekdays. [EaterWire]

ALEXANDRIA—Here's one good reason to check out Buzz Bakery this weekend: homemade Peeps. [Metrocurean]

CityZen at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

1330 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024 202 787 6868

Buzz Bakery

899 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314 703-600-2899

Zaytinya

701 9th Street Northwest, , DC 20001 (202) 638-0800 Visit Website

Ba Bay

633 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington, DC

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