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Pop's SeaBar Adds Brunch; Taquito Tuesdays at Tico

A roundup of smaller restaurant news announcements and events

Chicken and waffles at Pop's SeaBar
Chicken and waffles at Pop's SeaBar
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

September 15, 2016

ADAMS MORGAN—New to Pop's SeaBar this weekend: brunch on Saturday and Sunday mornings. They'll serve dishes like the Jersey Turnpike (fried eggs over disco fries), pork roll breakfast sandwiches, and chicken and waffles. They've added more televisions to draw in football and soccer fans as well. [EaterWire]

LOGAN CIRCLE—Taquito Tuesdays are a new special over at Tico. On Tuesdays, get two taquitos with fixings for $5; flavors will change weekly and include both meat and vegetarian options each week. Find the special at the bar beginning at 4 p.m. [EaterWire]

September 14, 2016

MT. VERNON TRIANGLE—There's a new "Stuzzicini" happy hour at Alta Strada (that means antipasti, basically). Items like broccoli rabe bruschetta and tuscan salad will be priced $6 each or three for $15. They'll have happy hour cocktails, wines, and beers, too at Michael Schlow's restaurant. [EaterWire]

SHAW—Brunch comes to Tim Ma's Kyirisan starting this weekend. Menu items include vanilla custard bao buns, blueberry pancakes, and doughnut holes. [EaterWire]

K STREET—New cocktail bar and lounge Vieux Carre launches its food menu tomorrow. There are po-boys, Cajun fries, fried pickles, and more. [EaterWire]

September 13, 2016

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Some changes and additions over at Jose Andres' group of restaurants. First up, some chef shuffles: Omar Rodriguez of China Chilcano is moving over to Oyamel. Meanwhile, China Chilcano sous chef Carlos Delgado is being promoted to head chef there. This week, Oyamel launched Mezcal Mondays on the second Monday of each month with tastings and food deals from 4-7 p.m. And at China Chilcano, Dim Sum Tuesdays means discounted menu items like dumplings. [EaterWire]

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Taylor Gourmet's fall menu is here. There are new hoagies like The Colonial (turkey, sage ricotta, and more), new salads, risotto balls with pepperoni and banana peppers, and more. View the menu here. [EaterWire]

BETHESDA—Also in the new chef department, chef Matthew Smith moves over to Brickside Food & Drink. His new menu items range from a crab and artichoke dip to green curry mussels and barbecue pork sliders. [EaterWire]

September 12, 2016

NORTHEAST—Nice accolade for the new Jos. A. Magnus distillery in Ivy City. Its bourbon snagged a best in show award at the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition (it also received a Double Gold designation). [EaterWire]

SHAW—Dacha’s supper club is launching this Thursday. Chef Quintin Frye will be serving up dinners each Thursday at 7 p.m. for 16 guests at a communal table. Menus will be seasonal and change for each event, and take place in the Dacha Loft. Tickets are $150 per person; more info here. [EaterWire]

GEORGETOWN—Curious about herb-flavored Gruit beers? Birreria Paradiso (located in the basement of the Georgetown Pizzeria Paradiso location) will host a class dedicated to the style on Monday, Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. They’ll pour samples of such beers as Brasserie DuPont Biere de Beloeil, Jopen Koyt, and Haandbryggeriet Norwegian Wood, too. [EaterWire]

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Rosa Mexicano rolled out a new weekend brunch menu over the weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, they’ll serve new dishes like sopes benedict, churros French Toast, breakfast tacos, and more. [EaterWire]