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Quad Ale House Launches Brunch; Saltbox's Slider & Taco Specials

Plus, Monello brings risotto tableside.

GASLAMP— Quad Ale House chef Brandon Brooks has a new weekend brunch, served every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; lazy day menu options range from bacon, apple cinnamon fritters, buttermilk-berry pancakes and lemon-thyme ricotta-stuffed French toast to hearty eggs Benedict variations and fried chicken with sausage gravy atop a crisp waffle. Day drinking options include tons of craft beer taps, an endless mimosa option, and brunch boozers like the Quad Breakfast (Jameson and butterscotch liqueur served with a shot of OJ and a strip of bacon) and the Quad Coffee (Jameson, Aztec Coffee bitters, molasses bitters, whipped cream and cinnamon). [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN— Saltbox Restaurant & Barjust rolled out a new menu of taco and slider/hot dog options for lunch or dinner. Dubbed "1-two-3", order one, two or three of lamb, beef, barbecue pork sliders or a scallop corn dog for $5, $9 or $13. In the mood for tacos? There are tacos featuring skirt steak with chimichurri and queso fresco, grilled fish with cabbage and chipotle aioli and carnitas with two salsas for $4 for one, $8 for two or $11 for three. [EaterWire]

LITTLE ITALY— Monello is going next level with its new Wednesday on Wheel special that will be available every Wednesday starting at 5 p.m. For $25, a chef will cook a shareable portion of risotto (variations could range from black truffle to lobster) at your table, using a hollow-out wheel of Parmesan cheese to enrich and serve the dish. [EaterWire]


Quad Ale House

868 5th Ave, Level 3, San Diego, CA 92101

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