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Tin Can Pop-Up; MIHO/Hess Beer Dinner; New Chinese

BANKERS HILLDoods Foods, which operates inside The Tin Can, a bar and music venue, is helping to launch a pop-up dinner series called Nobodies Cooking Dinner, featuring "regular nobodies that aim to serve progressive food in a neighborhood bar setting." First up, on Sunday, February 16 are two chef-alums of the sadly now-shuttered Blanca, Jason Roberts and Tim Zydek; Roberts was the resident chef for Chino Farm, whose produce will be prominently featured at this dinner. There's no set menu or reservations, just grab a seat between 5 and 10 p.m. and order food and drinks from the bar. [EaterWire]

NORTH PARKMIHO Gastrotruck is debuting a new dinner series called Brews N' Bites, pairing up with local breweries on food truck events and sit-down dinners. On Thursday, February 19 at 6 p.m. they'll be at Mike Hess Brewing for a multi-course seated dinner. The full dinner package is $66 and includes a souvenir glass, five beers and five plates, including oyster and cauliflower chowder with paired with Dryadalis, a Belgian-inspired pal and braised grass fed beef with roasted mushrooms and celery root-potato puree served with the brewery's paired Ordeum Rex. [EaterWire]

KEARNY MESA— Eater readers called our attention to a new Chinese eatery now open in Kearny Mesa (4690 Convoy St.) which specializes in Yunnan-style cuisine. The signature dish at Jin's Hot Pot is a savory casserole that come in original, sour, or spicy varieties that can be supplemented with differents meats. [EaterWire]

The Tin Can

1863 5th Ave San Diego, CA 92101