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Federalist Public House, a second midtown biergarten, will open on Aug. 1, reports Stephanie Towne in Sactown Mag.

The containers will house a kitchen area with a wood-fired oven, which will churn out everything from Neapolitan-style pizzas to roasted lamb and chicken for wrap sandwiches (other menu items include charcuterie, seasonal salads and other small plates).

The food will incorporate a farm-to-fork emphasis thanks to the expertise of executive chef Shannon McElroy (an alum of Masullo Pizza who also used to work for Feeding Crane Farms in North Natomas) while the beer and wine program will be run by beverage manager Tyler Stacey, once a sommelier at Enotria...

“Our tagline is pizza, beer and bocce,” he says. “Think summertime and warm activities, where you have a nice glass of wine while you are lounging around, playing bocce on a Sunday afternoon. In terms of what we are trying to do, it is a very casual approach [with] really good food.”

Read the entire story in Sactown Mag.

If you're really sure you'll love the place, you can become a Founder at Federalist, which will entitle you to you to 50 beers at just 25 cents each, among other perks. The cost to become a Founder? $250. It *might* be worth it if you live in the neighborhood and intend to become a regular.

Federalist Public House will be located at 2009 N Street and can be found online at http://www.federalistpublichouse.com/.

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