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KINDRED Commemorates First Year in South Park

Plus, Pop Pie Co. celebrates National Pie Day & Cosecha launches a boozy brunch

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SOUTH PARK— Vegan restaurant/cocktail bar KINDRED kicks off a four-day celebration in honor of its first anniversary tonight, with its tiki-tinged Permanent Vacation running from 4 p.m. to midnight featuring an all new menu of cocktails and tropical-inspired food items. Friday, January 20, the bar will release an anniversary cocktail in collaboration with St. George Spirits featuring the distillery’s Dry Rye Reposado Gin while Saturday January 21 features an all-day tap takeover with Modern Times Beer. And on Sunday, January 22 at the eatery’s Sunday brunch, local doughnut shop Donut Panic will construct a towering mountain of vegan doughnuts that will be complimentary to diners. [EaterWire]

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS— On Monday, January 23 (National Pie Day), Pop Pie Co. will release two new pies that will be available for a limited time, both inspired by Chinese New Year. Executive chef Gan Suebsarakham has created a Five-Spice BBQ Pork Pie, filled with pork shoulder pan fried with shiitake mushrooms, onion, and Chinese five-spice, served with a side of Chinese hot mustard. On the dessert side, the sweet Taro Hand Pie makes its formal debut after becoming one of the restaurant’s most popular pies during its pop-up days. [EaterWire]

CORONADO— Chef Steve Brown is launching a boozy weekend brunch in Coronado at the soon-to-be-home of his Cosecha pop up. Running Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29 with seatings at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. each day, the menu is chock full of over the top decadence, from pumpkin pie-stuffed French toast with butterscotch whipped butter and Oreo waffles served with charred marshmallow and salted whipped cream to sous vide fried chicken with biscuits, gravy, and sunny side up eggs, breakfast nachos and short rib and kimchi fried rice with Swiss chard and slow-cooked sous vide eggs. Drinks range from a Bloody Mary made with green chile vodka and topped with Ironfire Brewing Six Killer Stout and beef jerky to beer floats that pour Ironfire’s Last Rights Imperial Stout over caramel ice cream. To attend, guests must purchase a $10 ticket online which will be deducted from your brunch check. [EaterWire]

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