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A Bring-Your-Own-Orange Party; Elote Kolaches

A roundup of smaller restaurant news announcements and events

Lines at Republic Kolache
Lines at Republic Kolache
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

August 24, 2016

LOGAN CIRCLE—Fans of Ru Paul's Drag Race should head there Thursday nights, where Commissary will host a viewing party with $3-$7 food specials. Expect special cocktails too. [EaterWire]

GEORGETOWN—Citrus fans, should such a demographic exist, should head to Orange Anchor on September 1. From 8-11 p.m., anyone who brings their own orange to the bar gets a free orange crush (get a second, or third, for $5). [EaterWire]

Orange Anchor [Photo: R. Lopez]

DOWNTOWN— Worth noting: Centrolina is no longer doing its summer late-night pizza pop-up. But there are plenty of other pop-ups running now from which to choose. [EaterWire]

CAPITOL HILL—Mr. Henry's is hosting a special blues night on September 5th featuring Mark "The Muleman" Massey and Billy Earheart from 7-10 p.m. They'll have half-priced burgers that night, too. [EaterWire]

August 23, 2016

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS— D.C. Beer Week will be here before very long. The date is set; the festivities will kick off September 24. Events for it are already being announced such as the Old Ebbitt Brewhaha, a wild beer festival at Denizens, Capitol City Brewing's annual Oktoberfest, and a "magical mystery dinner" with DC Brau. More info here. [EaterWire]

NOVELTY FOODS—Republic Kolache has a new flavor in the works and it sounds intriguing: elote, or Mexican corn. It's a collaboration with chef Matt Baker of the upcoming Gravitas. They'll have it at their Hill Country pop-up this weekend. [EaterWire]

BROOKLAND— Fans of Japanese culture should mark the calendar for September 13. Sumo Stew, an event, will feature the traditional food of the sumo wrestler, chanko nabe, plus bento boxes developed by D.C. chefs. There will be whiskey and desserts too. More info here; tickets are $50. The event's at Right Proper's production facility. [EaterWire]