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Baco Mercat Files For Booze, Free Kids Meal at Chipotle, Tender Greens SM Updates, MORE!

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DOWNTOWN— Last Thursday Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen) filed for Baco Mercat's full liquor license. Hopefully this is in time for that September opening at 408 S. Main Street, adjacent to Pete's Cafe. [EaterWire]

HOLLYWOOD— Tender Greens is hosting a Sunday Beer Garden and Whole Animal Roast on August 21 from 5-9PM. The menu will feature lamb from Windrose Farms and beer from El Segundo Brewing. Dinner costs $35 a head and interested parties can shoot an email here to score a res. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—Every Monday for the month of August Chipotle is offering a free kids meal promotion. Purchase any entree and receive one kids meal gratis. Proceeds benefit Jamie Oliver’s “Bringing Better Food to Schools” Campaign. [EaterWire]

TV LAND— Here's a photo of LudoBites chef Ludo Lefebvre eating a bloody buffalo heart on his Sundance show Ludo Bites America. [Grub Street]

SANTA MONICA— In an additional dose of Tender Greens news, the forthcoming Santa Monica eatery is scheduled to host a private opening on August 27 and a public reveal on August 29. Here is a copy of the menu, it's the same as previous locations with the addition of a Thai Shrimp Salad and Grilled Octopus. [EaterWire]

HOLLYWOOD— Hatfield's GM and sommelier Peter Birmingham is turning in his towel. Assistant somm Jonathan Baird will assume Birmingham's role. [EaterWire]

PASADENA— On Friday Yujean Kang’s will hold a one night tofu and wine dinner. The five course meal costs $45 and begins at 7:30PM. Full menu down below.

Julienne Pressed Tofu with Chicken and Chinese Ham
Champagne, Ployez Jacquemart, Brut, NV, Ludes
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Stuffed Tofu with Shrimp and Minced Pork
Alsatian Riesling, Domaine Albert Boxler, Grand Cru, Sommerberg, 2008
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Braised Tofu Sheet Roll with Tofu Knot, Fresh Crab and Sea Scallop
German Riesling, Nackenheimer Rothenberg Spaetlese, 2007,
Weingut Gunderloch
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Tofu Sausage and “Iced Tofu” in Szechwan Beef and
Sour Cabbage Stew
Santa Maria Pinot Noir, Jonata, “La Poesia de Jonata”, 2007
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Sweet Soft Tofu with Sesame Paste and Sesame Ice Cream
Chinese High Mountain Green Tea

Tender Greens

6290 West Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028