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Union Market Newcomer St. Anselm Wants to Feed Even More Meat Eaters

Plus, Jaleo is all about sangria this week

A massive “axe handle” steak at St. Anselm’s first location in Brooklyn.
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Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

Beefing up a Brooklyn import

Union Market’s forthcoming St. Anselm, the joint effort between Joe Carroll and James Beard Foundation Award-winning restaurateur Stephen Starr, wants to stuff more than two dozen extra chairs inside. According to an ABRA filing scheduled for review this week, the restaurant is requesting to add 27 seats to up its count to 177. Top Chef alum Marjorie Meek-Bradley is leading the open kitchen at the anticipated eatery, currently projected to arrive in late August.

Sangria o’clock

Jaleo’s annual Sangria Festival is on (Monday, July 23 to Sunday, August 5) at its D.C., Bethesda, and Crystal City locations. Special sangrias include a rosé variety and José’s summertime sangria, a new elixir with seasonal peaches.

More injera for H Street

Atlas District’s Ethiopian restaurant Addis wants to stretch out inside its building (707 H Street NE). The three-year-old eatery is requesting to expand to the second and third floors and double its seat count from 59 to 122, according to a new liquor license application spotted by Popville.

Discount patty alert

DC’s Burger Week is here (Sunday, July 22 to Sunday, July 29) with 30 participating area restaurants. One is Chinatown newcomer Circa, which is offering a burger for $7 and bottomless mimosas for $19.

Patio pitas and wine

Roti Mediterranean Grill’s downtown location (1311 F Street NW) wants to add a six-seat sidewalk patio that can serve booze, according to an ABRA application up for review this week.