DUPONT CIRCLE—Iron Gate launched a new lunch program called Tre Breve this week. The quick and elegant lunch is served in the restaurant's carriageway and garden area. Choose three different small plates for $22, from crispy Greek doughnuts to farro salad with dried cherries.
THE CRITICS—How did Tom Sietsema fare in The Daily Meal's Critics Score, in which chefs rate the critics? He dropped out of 2014's top five ranking, but he's still in the top 10. [The Daily Meal]
ARLINGTON—New, upcoming concept The Third Place in Rosslyn is hoping to charge $25 a day online and $30 at the door for folks who want to hang out and consume bottomless coffee, tea, milk, juice and snacks all day. [ARLnow]
BALTIMORE—Shake Shack will open in the Inner Harbor on February 16 and they'll serve two special frozen custard concretes: the Salty Balty and the Pratt St. Pie Oh My. This is the burger chain's first Baltimore location. [Eater]
DUPONT CIRCLE—"Deli Man," a film about Ziggy Gruber of Katz's deli and Carnegie deli fame, will be screened at the Washington DCJCC on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 4:30 p.m. as part of the Washington Jewish Film Festival. To go along with the screening, DCJCC's event will feature a post-film panel discussion and a special dinner at DGS Delicatessen at 7 p.m. The dinner requires RSVP, and each party will be responsible for paying their own dinner bill at the end of the night. Learn more about the film here. It will also be shown at the JCC of Greater Washington in Rockville on Monday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. [EaterWire]