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Jaleo DC Launches Sangria Hour; Bombay Club's James Beard House Dinner

Essential 2015 eats, millennial-friendly hand-sliced ham at the upcoming AC Hotel by Marriott and more.

Bombay Club chef Nilesh Singhvi and team at the James Beard House
Bombay Club chef Nilesh Singhvi and team at the James Beard House
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NEW YORK—Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj hosted a dinner at the James Beard House yesterday to celebrate Bombay Club, his first Washington restaurant, which opened in 1988. The menu included dishes like cinnamon braised lamb shanks, chaat pakodi, mustard scallops with tomato cilantro chutney and carrot pudding with saffron anglaise. [EaterWire]

PENN QUARTER—Jaleo's D.C. location is debuting a Sangria Hour with $5 glasses of sangria and $25 sangria pitchers. It's going to be Sunday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the bar and will also include $3 traditional Spanish bar snacks, a rotating $5 cocktail, $4 mini flautas and $3 cañitas of beer. [EaterWire]

LISTICLES—The Washington Post unveils their 40 most essential dishes of 2015, including DCity Smokehouse brisket, pumpkin curry at Thai X-ing and breakfast tacos at District Taco. [WaPo]

NATIONAL HARBOR—The upcoming AC Hotel by Marriott at National Harbor will feature trendy menu items like hand-sliced ham. Beers in cans too. [WBJ]

U STREET—Young & Hungry features local restaurateurs who are getting back to their Afghan roots, like Local 16 owner Aman Ayoubi. [WCP]


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