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Black Bamboo?

The Irish dive bar at 3rd & Bell known as Kelly’s is g-gone. In place of the smokey tavern, longtime hangout for Bud-drinking regulars, comes a “new Chinese restaurant.” A permit for remodeling has been…



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ET opens Tanaka San

Tanaka San (one word or two, doesn’t seem to matter much) is the official name, honoring Eric Tanaka’s contribution to the Tom Douglas restaurant empire. It’s a “modern American Asian restaurant,” newly opened in the…


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Pintxo now open for lunch!

I came across a few threads on Twitter that mention Pintxo is now open for lunch! Here are a few highlights from Twitter. So head on down next time you are in the area at…



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Lost Pelican is lost

Up on Capitol Hill, there’s a bar called The Lookout that has a great, west-facing view. Two months ago, owner Michael Forte opened a second spot at First & Battery, on the site of Scott Carsberg’s…