Dog day of summer | Modernista launches terrace Sunday with pup party, draft deals

Pups and pics, dogs and draft, call it what you want, Baochao Hutong veteran Modernista officially opens its terrace Saturday* with a focus on our canine friends. The “dog party” will double as a fundraiser to care for animals rescued from the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival. Attendees can enjoy a buy one, get one deal on draft Punk IPA, from the appropriately named Brew Dog, and Estrella Damn.

Donors with dogs—the latter are allowed at the bar or on the terrace but not in the dining area—can get a pic with their pups:

“Portrait photographer Irina Kovalchuk will be camera ready to take portraits of any person or dog who would like to contribute to the fund, so you can take your prints home for only 30 RMB.”

The party starts at 3 PM. There will be an informal talk at 5 PM about how to help the 400 dogs that currently need help.

Modernista has daily drink deals, including 35-kuai cocktails from 6 PM to 9 PM and 10-kuai shots from midnight to 2 AM. The bar is open daily while Modernista restaurant operates from 6 PM to 11:30 PM, Tuesday through Sunday.

* I know the poster says May 17, but it’s May 16, the Saturday.

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