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El Sapo Reopens Today for Indoor Dining

El Sapo Cuban Social Club will reopen its indoor dining space beginning today (Tuesday, Sept. 22), according to an announcement from the restaurant’s management. Dining capacity will be limited to 50 percent to comply with the county’s pandemic restrictions and reservations are “highly recommended,” the announcement reads.

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New Business Opens, Old One Reopens in Old Takoma

A new business opened, and an established one reopened with new features, in Old Takoma. Nikki Lugo, a tattoo artist with more than 17 years of experience, opened Lucky Duck Tattoo, an appointment-only parlor, on the second floor of 7006 Carroll Ave. In the meantime, Takoma Station Tavern has reopened after being closed for three months during the pandemic.

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County Venues Now Permitted to Offer Live Performances

County venues including indoor and outdoor restaurants are now permitted to include live performances, with restrictions, County Executive Marc Elrich announced on Friday. Customers will still be required to wear masks at all times other than when seated and eating or drinking. They will not be allowed to gather in front of performers, whether dancing or just watching.

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Liquor License Hearing Set for New Lounge on Bonifant Street

The county’s Board of License Commissioners will hold a hearing on a liquor license application for a new bar/restaurant in the former location of Pennyworth Thrift Shop at 949 Bonifant St. The applicant, Kaleb Tadele, has applied for a “Class B, Beer, Wine, and Liquor License, On Sale Only” license. The license permits alcohol sales from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. the next day, each day including Sunday, and on Friday and Saturday to 3 a.m.

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Spice Street Restaurant Hiring, Planning Early October Opening

Spice Street, a restaurant promising “innovative Indian cuisine,” has begun hiring in anticipation of opening in the first half of October, according to owner Navjot Singh. The restaurant will focus on a smaller staff to start, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, but Singh expects the number will grow later. The full menu is still under development, he said.

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  1. Belinskaya: RIP. Whenever a friend of mine would visit town, we'd do brunch here, so for my locked in pandemic birthday, she DoorDashed me a cinnamon roll! Did not eggpect it would be my last meal from here.

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  2. redredrobin01: My favorite place for brunch. Always the best. Always busy. Can't understand why? Don't say it was due to pandemic.

    Commented on: Eggspectation has Permanently Closed

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