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Katsu Sandos, Deep Fried Pina Coladas, and More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Tortilla Coast’s deep fried pina colada
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Try this sandwich

Izakaya Seki is putting its own spin on a beloved Japanese cult dish. The katsu sando, a staple of train stations in Japan (which tend to actually have delicious food), is being sold by the restaurant for $9.50 (takeout only). The sandwich can be ordered ahead of time online.

Do your duty

Stuck with jury duty? At least public servants can eat well in the process. Washingtonian has a roundup of the best options near D.C.’s courthouse, like Fiola and The Source.

Stunt foods

Tortilla Coast has a deep-fried pina colada. Apparently this dish is possible? It’s part of the restaurant’s salute to Texas State Fair food.

Trend Watch does a deep dive into the rise of Indian fast-casual options nationally. It’s something that’s been seen in D.C. as well with such restaurants as Spice 6 (now with two locations) and Merzi.

Today’s "this just looks good" award goes to...

...this chicken from Art & Soul.

Don't mind if we do.

Posted by Art and Soul on Wednesday, October 5, 2016