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Budweiser Pregame Tailgate Bar Coming; Gin and Tonic Festival

A roundup of smaller restaurant news items and events

Budweiser's Bar
Budweiser's Bar
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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

October 5, 2016

NAVY YARD—Budweiser is building out a big temporary bar along First Street near Nats Stadium in honor of the playoffs. The bar will be around 2,000 square feet in size. There, they'll sell $5 16 oz Bud nad Bud Light beers for three hours before the game starts, along with some snacks. They may also have a DJ. Find it there October 7, 8, and 13. [EaterWire]

PENN QUARTER— Jaleo is hosting a gin and tonic festival from October 10-23. Find a bunch of special spins on the drink, and even some gin-spiked dishes like oysters and dessert [EaterWire]

October 4, 2016

FOGGY BOTTOM—The Tea Cellar at the Park Hyatt has brought back its three course tea service for the fall. It’s on Saturday afternoons from 3-4:30. Adults pay $55 and kids pay $30; there’s a mix of savory bites, pastries, and scones, plus tea. [EaterWire]

NORTHEAST—Neighborhood restaurant Nido is hosting a monthly vermouth-focused happy hour on one Monday each month. It’s $15 for tastings and bites; more info here. The next one is Monday, Oct. 10. [EaterWire]

BALLSTON— Find even more pintxos than usual at Arlington Spanish restaurant SER through October 9. The restaurant is teaming up with guest chef Sara Perez to create several new bite-sized dishes for the restaurant’s Gastronomic Week. [EaterWire]

VIRGINIA—Seen any mysterious skulls popping up around Arlington and Alexandria? Sugar Shack has hidden 40 of them of various sizes, redeemable for prizes like free doughnuts. Find them in shops, restaurants, and parks around the neighborhoods. [EaterWire]