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Hazel’s Got a New Hour-Long Skewer Special

Plus, a new pizza spot for Petworth

Hazel’s got a new happy hour themed around cheap skewers.
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February 22, 2017

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Thursday night drinkers should keep a lookout for hardcore mezcal fans downing El Silencio margaritas all over Logan Circle and U Street. El Silencio’s local reps are taking National Margarita Day seriously by throwing an invite-only bar crawl — complete with themed T-Shirts — at five locations their mezcal is served.

The public is invited to join the El Silencio bar crawl by visiting Mayahuel, Chicken + Whiskey, Left Door, Capo Italian Deli, Service Bar, Chaplin’s, and El Techo.
El Silencio [Official photo]

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS— On Tuesday, February 27, national chain IHOP will offer guests a free short stack buttermilk pancakes; suggested donations can be directed towards select charity partners. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at all area locations.

PETWORTH—Popville has the scoop on the replacement to Lawrence II Petworth Carryout, which shuttered two years ago at 3937 Georgia Avenue NW. There’s new “coming soon” signage for an Ice N Slice, which will serve breakfast all day, pizza, smoothies, and fresh juice.

SHAW—Hazel is launching a “sticks till 6” happy hour, featuring a new menu of skewers, $6 wines, $5 draft beer, an $8 spritz of the month, and an $8 cocktail. Available from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m, Monday through Thursday.

February 20, 2017

DOWNTOWN—Diners can now nosh on one of seven Italian bowls for $12 apiece at Bibiana’s recently renovated 12-seat bar. Executive chef Loris Navone’s new prix fixe option includes a soft drink, ice tea or featured glass of Italian wine for $5 more, or eaters can opt for coffee, espresso or seasonal sorbet flavor of the day for $3 extra (excluding tax and gratuity).

DUPONT CIRCLE—José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen just got a pretty prestigious stamp as one of Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies (MIC) in the world. The annual ranking recognizes 350 enterprises across 36 categories, including food, artificial intelligence, and wellness.

HANOVER—Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio, the latest piece of the new Live! Casino & Hotel, will be Maryland’s first outdoor casino area when it debuts in mid-April. Along with barrel-aged cocktails and curated cigars, the nature-inspired space has an extra (permitted) perk of letting players move between slots and table games without carrying chips to the main cage.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—Homegrown sandwich chain Taylor Gourmet teamed up with James Beard Award semifinalist Chiko to concoct The Kimcheesy, available for $9.99 at all Taylor locations through Friday, March 9. Proceeds will benefit Chance for Life, the starring beneficiary of next month’s Chef’s Tasting Experience at MGM National Harbor co-chaired by Taylor founder Casey Patten.

The Kimcheesy includes kimchi marinated chicken, white American cheese, kimchi de gallo, furikake, DK fire sauce, herbs and crispy onion on a seeded roll.
Taylor Gourmet [official photo]

Live! Casino & Hotel

7002 Arundel Mills Circle, , MD 21076 (443) 842-7000 Visit Website

CHIKO

2029 P Street Northwest, , DC 20036 (202) 331-3040 Visit Website

Taylor Gourmet

2400 South Smith Boulevard, , VA 22202 (703) 417-2145

Modena

12th Street Northwest, , DC 20005 (202) 216-9550 Visit Website

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