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Breakfast and Lunch at Casolare: James Beard Tour Stops Here

A roundup of smaller restaurant news items and events

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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

September 21, 2016

PENN QUARTER—The James Beard Celebrity Chef's tour stops in D.C. on October 5 at Del Campo. Chefs like Justin Severino of Pittsburgh's Cure and Greg Denton of Portland join local chefs like Jennifer Carroll and Scott Drewno for the event. Tickets are $210. [EaterWire]

GLOVER PARK—Now available at Casolare: lunch, and even breakfast. The Michael Schlow restaurant adds dishes like breakfast sandwiches and Sicilian tuna sandwiches to its latest meal offerings. [EaterWire]

TYSONS CORNER—America Eats Tavern is in the midst of a Bourbon festival. Through October 2, find bourbon-spiked cocktails, whiskey flights and tastings from local distillery Catoctin Creek, and a special menu at the restaurant. [Eaterwire]

September 20, 2016

CAPITOL HILL—Bistro Bis brings back lunch service today. They have a $19.90 prix fixe menu and will be open Tuesdays-Fridays. [FB]

PENN QUARTER—Next up in kolache creations: a barbacoa one from guest chef Quintin Frye. The Texas pastries will be at the Republic Kolache pop-up at Hill Country this weekend, and can be pre-ordered. [EaterWire]

VIRGINIA—Mario Batali celebrated his birthday at The Inn at Little Washington. The acclaimed restaurant prepared a special meal including courses like maple-glazed pork jowl with cabbage and walnut ravioli. They also made his wife's cake recipe and decorated with orange marzipan crocs, according to a rep. [EaterWire]

September 19, 2016

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS— MealPal, the food-centric sibling company to gym class company ClassPass, launches today in D.C. Formerly known as MealPass, the company lets those who subscribe choose from a variety of restaurant-made lunches. The items cost between $6-$7 each depending on how many meals customers subscribe to. They’ve signed on such restaurants as GDCD and The Front Page in D.C.; each restaurant must offer one option a day that also appears on the regular menu. Participants sign up for their meal in the morning and pick them up without having to wait in line at the restaurant. [EaterWire]

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—New to Sweetgreen’s menu offerings: warm bowls. They’re rice or quinoa-based grain bowls topped with roasted vegetables and proteins. Find them in varieties like pesto portabello. [EaterWire]

NOMA—Masseria has a big-ticket harvest wine dinner in the works. For $375 per person, they’ll pair dishes like Southern Italian fish stew and cavatelli with white truffles with wines from Antinori Estate. Reservations are required. [EaterWire]