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Columbia Heights Standby Lou’s Adds a Beer Garden With Outdoor Taps

The patio bar is featuring six Bell’s brews for its opening party tonight

Lou’s City Bar [official]

Patio party in Columbia Heights

Lou’s City Bar, the rowdy sports bar right next to the Columbia Heights Metro station, has added draft lines to its front patio that will pour up to eight beers. To celebrate, Lou’s is hosting a kickoff party tonight in conjunction with Michigan-based brewery Bell’s. In addition to its ubiquitous Oberon American wheat ale, Lou’s will be serving the Two-Hearted American IPA, the Pooltime Belgian wheat ale, the Official Hazy IPA, the Lager of the Lakes, and the Flamingo Fruit Fight sour. Picnic tables also add a beer garden feel at the patio, which will host similar beer-centric events throughout the summer.

Plant burgers back on H Street

Bubbie’s Plant Burgers and Fizz, the Americana-packed vegan and kosher pop-up from the owners of Pow Pow on H Street NE, got back up and running again yesterday at Rock & Roll Hotel. The Frozen Tropics blog reported the news after Bubbie’s went on a weeks-long hiatus just days after opening because of a break-in. [Frozen Tropics]

Sal-Mex in Takoma Park

A food truck selling tacos, pupusas, burritos, and quesadillas has parked in Takoma Park. Popville reports that Cheros Grill is setting up shop in the parking lot of R&S Automotive 7224 Carroll Avenue. The truck will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday through Saturday. [Popville]

Lobster rolls in Ballston

Southern California-based seafood shack Slapfish plans to open its Ballston Quarter location by the end of next week, ARLnow reports. The expanding brand has planted locations selling local seafood in Rockville and Dupont over the past year. [ARLnow]

Lou's City Bar

1400 Irving Street Northwest, , DC 20010 (202) 849-2782 Visit Website