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Erik Bruner-Yang and Eric Ripert Coming to Dine-N-Dash; Chaia Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Plus, Ian Boden talks about running a small town restaurant

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PENN QUARTER— José Andrés has invited two special guests to this year's Dine-N-Dash on June 15, 2016. VIP ticket holders will have special access to various restaurants including Sotto, a pop-up by Erik Bruner-Yang. There's also an after-party with José himself and Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin in New York City. Find more information on the event's website. [EaterWire]

GEORGETOWN— Chaia is hosting a special one-day-only celebration for Cinco de Mayo tomorrow. During "Chaia de Mayo" the taqueria will offer a full menu of five seasonal vegetable tacos for $3.75 each or three for $11. Also expect micheladas made with Port City Optimal Wit and a Mexican spin on sangria. [EaterWire]

VIRGINIA— Eater explores the challenges facing big city chefs who open restaurants in small towns. One of the examples is chef Ian Boden of The Shack in Staunton outside Richmond. [Eater]

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