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August 2014 restaurant news you don't want to miss

Tico Debuts Brunch Service: This new 14th street dining establishment is now offering brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, with dishes such as breakfast burritos, cinnamon raisin French toast, open-faced omelets and more, as well as a series of brunch cocktails like a tequila bloody Mary.

New Summer Cocktail Menu at Ambar: New additions at this Eastern European venue include the Tricycle 007 Manhattan, with quince rakia, martini bianco vermouth and bitters; the Podgorica, a blend of grappa rakia, Aji Amarillo, passion fruit, mango and lime; the Skoplje, a delicious concoction pear rakia, mescal, spiced pear puree, sour mix and lime, and many more .

All-Night Happy Hour Starts at Coco Sala: This summer enjoy happy hour from 4pm until closing on weekdays, except for Friday, when happy hour ends at 7. Enjoy beer, wine, and cocktail specials as well as food specials such as mac n cheese fritters, rosemary fries, and flatbreads.

Its DC Beer Week! There will be events around the city. Highlights include City Tap House’s Deschutes Brewery Beer Dinner on August 19, 2014.

New dessert menu at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace: Pastry Chef Carri-anne Hamer has added the Peach Fried Pie, a sweet treat made with two peach fried pies garnished with peach-yogurt sauce, vanilla ice cream and a brandy snap tuile; the Nutella & Banana Cream Tart, a pate sucrée tart shell with a layer of frangipane, Nutella, sliced bananas and caramelized banana pudding, topped with vanilla whipped cream, Nutella sauce and brûléed bananas; and the Lemon Panna Cotta made with a lemon curd base, strawberry coulis, graham crumble, candied lemon peel and miniature meringue sticks.

Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day! Capitol City Brewing Company in Shirlington will be serving their delicious Root Beer Float treat made with homemade root beer and vanilla ice cream will be served all day for only $5. For a more grown up version, guests can try the Porter Float made with Capitol City’s own Prohibition Porter for $7 or with Jägermeister, Stoli Vanilla, Kahlua or Crown Royal for $9.

The Oval Room reopens! Head over to sample their new dishes and see their gorgous million dollar renovations. There is a brand new bar and patio to enjoy.