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Beer Day, bitching, and brunches

Empanadas at Nacional 27 restaurant

ThursdayNacional 27 has buy-one-get-one-free empanadas in varieties like plantain or steak with black bean salsa, 5-930p. How do you say BOGO in Spanish?SaturdayGet ready for some premium crate-digging at the CHIRP Record Fair at Plumbers Hall, with sustenance provided by Irazu and Handlebar -- 8a-7p. Save $2 at the door with this flyerThere're new additions to the brunch menu at Sola, including a wasabi Bloody Mary, short ribs eggs benedict, and ham & cheese French toast, 10a-2p. Wake up with wasabiSundayDOSE market hosts 54 food (Embeya, The Slide Ride) and fashion vendors at River East Art Center, 10a-4p. Get your proper dosageThere's guaranteed bitching at Jerry’s Sandwiches with Bitchin' Purge, a service industry story slam where waiters and waitresses share true life horror stories from work, 8p. You may never eat againGather has expanded its menu to include Sunday brunch, 10-2p, which boasts pulled pork ramen and brioche bread bowls. It’s crunch time for brunch

Wasabi Bloody Mary and ham and cheese French toast at Sola
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