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Rosa Mexicano to Open Saturday; Grey Market Returns

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CHEVY CHASE—On Saturday, Rosa Mexicano opens a third DC-area outpost out at Chevy Chase Pavilion, helmed by executive chef Steven Lukis. The menu and decor are essentially the same as at the chain's other locations, with guacamole prepared tableside, enchiladas, tacos and the space all decked out in pink and purple. The restaurant will open at 4 p.m. [EaterWire]

EVENTWIRE—The DC Grey Market is happening once again on Saturday at 1 p.m. Vendors include Rutabaga Sweets, Cafe Dulce, BakeHouse, The Experimental Oven, TeaPops, District Pie and more. It'll be held at 1365 Kennedy St NW. [EaterWire]

ALEXANDRIA—The Washingtonian reports that the revamped Evening Star Café launches its brunch menu this weekend with things like chicken 'n waffles and a breakfast sandwich made with an andouille patty, egg, and cheddar on a homemade biscuit. The brunch launches Sunday at 10 a.m. and then on February 4 the restaurant will begin serving brunch on Saturday as well, beginning at 11 a.m. [The Washingtonian]

EXPANSIONWIRE—The Washington Business Journal has it that Lime Fresh has signed three new leases in the DC area, including College Park, Pentagon Row and the DC USA complex in Columbia Heights. [WBJ]

ADAMS MORGAN—The AM Wine Shoppe is throwing a two-year anniversary party with tastings, demos and a discount for those who live in the neighborhood. Cashion's Eat Place sous chef Sarah Smith will do a talk about cheese and Proof/Estadio bar manager Adam Bernbach will be talking cocktails. Prince of Petworth has the full schedule. [PoP]

ATLAS DISTRICT—The Washingtonian scored a seat at Toki Underground's Chinese New Year pop-up dinner with Thang Le and came back with a full report and lots of food porn. [The Washingtonian]

Rosa Mexicano, National Harbor [Photo: Robert S./Yelp]

Toki Underground

2731 Greenmount Avenue, , MD 21218 (443) 449-5392 Visit Website

Evening Star Cafe

2000 Mount Vernon Avenue, , VA 22301 (703) 549-5051 Visit Website

Rosa Mexicano

5225 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC