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Blue Boheme Beefs Up Brunch; Epic Foie Gras Dinners; New Barbecue

A bigger brunch, a foie gras bonanza and a barbecue expansion.

KENSINGTON— Bleu Bohème's weekend brunch already includes everything from eggs Benedict, to omelets and moules frites, and now they're adding new menu options that'll be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. There's a savory Belgian waffle variations, topped with combos that range from house-smoked ham, cheese, mayo and a fried egg to house-smoked salmon with mascarpone, cucumber, chives and an egg. A sweet addition tops classic French toast with fresh strawberry jam and real maple syrup. [EaterWire]

OCEANSIDE— To re-welcome foie gras back onto San Diego menus, a group of local chefs are organizing two foie gras-centric dinners that are guaranteed to be seriously decadent. Hosted at the progressive Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub, the first dinner will be held on January 26 and cooked by 12 chefs including chef/organizer Daniel Barron, Wrench and Rodent's Davin Waite, Counterpoint's RoseAna Peyron and R-Gang Eatery's Rich Sweeney. Tickets for each dinner are $150, with proceeds benefitting Collaboration Kitchen. [EaterWire]

CLAIREMONT— This Thursday, a first local outpost of the country's largest barbecue chain kicks off a grand opening weekend in the Genessee Plaza shopping center at 5604 Balboa Avenue. The Texas-style Dickey's Barbecue Pit will be giving away gift cards to the 50 guests on Thursday, Friday brings merchandise giveaways and Saturday they'll be serving $2 pulled pork sandwiches. Three winners will even score free barbecue for a whole year. [EaterWire]

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