Ice Cream Jubilee launches cool cakes, fall flavors
301 Water St., SE
One of our favorite sweet shops is rolling out custom-order ice cream cakes. Guests can pick any flavor of ice cream and match it with their favorite dough, such as salty apple-cinnamon with spice cake, or cookie dough and chocolate ($65; serves 15). The shop also has a lineup of new fall ice cream flavors, including maple-rye pecan and pumpkin honeycomb.
Weekend brunch begins at L’Hommage Bistro
450 K St., NW
Drop by the Mount Vernon Triangle bistro for fresh-baked French pastries, eggs Norwegian, omelets, and more during the newly-launched brunch. Like at dinner, all dishes run below $25. Service runs on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 3:30.
Fall salads return to Sweetgreen
Multiple area locations
Farewell peaches, hello cauliflower. The seasons have changed at Sweetgreen, and four new fall salads are on the menu. Options include curry cauliflower with quinoa, roasted chicken, and cucumber-yoghurt, or roasted turkey, romaine, sweet potatoes, and Brussels sprouts.
New tiki drinks at Farmers Fishers Bakers
3000 K St., NW
The weather may be cooling, but tiki cocktail are still going strong at FFB. Beverage director Jon Arroyo mixes an array of daiquiris and swizzles, mai tais and zombies.
Pork barbecue pies at &pizza
Multiple area locations
The homegrown pizza chain introduces a number of new fall items, including the Boss Hog pie topped with pork barbecue, tortilla strips, chili oil, sweet onions, and cheeses. There’s also a new house-made line of small-batch teas using organic sugar, sold in flavors like peppered chai and lemongrass-white peach.
Bottomless mimosas begin at Mango Tree
929 H St., NW
New bar manager Evan Cablayan lets the mimosas flow at the CityCenterDC Thai, starting this Saturday and Sunday. Standard grapefruit and orange will be offered, as well as rotating flavors like pineapple-lemongrass and cranberry-cardamom. The bottomless deal goes for $20 from 11 to 3.
Bastille rolls out its autumn menu
606 N. Fayette St., Alexandria
Chef Christophe and Michelle Poteaux’s French bistro changes over to a fall menu, full of dishes like grilled quail with roasted grapes, Thai-style pots of mussels, and braised lamb shoulder. Items are priced a la carte, though there’s a $29 three-course set menu at lunch.