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DUPONT CIRCLE—Camelot Showbar is naming a lunch special after late NBC 4 news anchor and frequent visitor, Jim Vance. At his memorial service, friend and Today Show anchor Craig Melvin recalled a time when jokester Vance lured him there for lunch promising “the best steak in the District.”
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Salad chain Chopt is offering three new Southern-inspired selections through Sunday, November 5. James Beard Award-winner Andrea Reusing of Lantern in Chapel Hill, N.C., helped developed new dishes featuring dill-pickled green beans, remoulade dressing, wild-caught shrimp, and Freebird chicken.
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Homegrown chain Sweetgreen is celebrating its 10th anniversary by giving 10 customers the chance to win free salad for a year. Enter by ordering online or via the app. Contest ends on Friday, September 15. Tomorrow is also the day its new (and biggest to date) location in Georgetown is finally set to open.
TYSONS CORNER—Get a TGIF tequila fix by heading to Härth (7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Va.) Friday, September 15, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Customers can sample a new barrel-aged tequila from Herradura alongside comparable retail brands. Expect complementary Mexican snacks as well. The featured spirit is projected to joint the regular cocktail lineup this weekend.