Hungry for Linkage: Meat Week Event Tonight in Alexandria + Jose Andres Messes with Mezcal + New VA Happy Hour Laws

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Pulled pork platter from Absolute BBQ
Photography by Kyle Martell

By Evan Milberg

Tonight’s DC Meat Week event will be at Pork Barrel BBQ in Alexandria.  [Meat Week]

Tim Carman and Joe Yonan say the Super Bowl is like a sandwich. [WaPo]

Jose Andreslatest project is Mezcal made with a touch of Iberico ham. [Eater]

Virginia’s new ABC laws start today, including new allowances on happy hour promotion. But bars still can’t advertise exact detail. Here’s the full list. [VA ABC]

Chef/Partner Liam LaCivita has left Liberty Tavern and its sister restaurants, Lyon Hall and Northside Social. We’re still awaiting details.[Eater]