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Social Sightings: Brunch at Ace, Peach Pizza, Cocktail Recipes and More

The taiyaki chicken & waffles entree at Ace Eat Serve's Sunday brunch tastes as good as it looks.
The taiyaki chicken & waffles entree at Ace Eat Serve's Sunday brunch tastes as good as it looks. Molly Martin
Monday mornings are tough, but digesting this new series shouldn't be. Social Sightings is a collection of interesting food tidbits that we've spotted over the past week, posted by our favorite restaurants and bars. It goes down as easy as your first cup of coffee, and should whet your appetite for the week ahead.

Ping-pong is back at Ace Eat Serve, and now the Uptown eatery has brunch, too — and the roster isn't your typical bacon and eggs breakfast menu. Instead, you'll find kimchi bloody Marys, scallion pancakes, tall and fluffy Japanese pancakes, and much more. Available on Sundays only, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Instagram: @ace_eat_serve

Golden photographer Rick Souders is sharing his "90 Drinks of Summer" series on Instagram, complete with recipes for concoctions like a vibrant blue Sex in the Driveway and the Key Lime Coconut Mojito, which looks like it should definitely be invited to your next summer get-together.
Instagram: @souders1301

Moon Racoon Baking Co. made these savory croissant creations topped with Carolina gold pork belly burnt ends, collards and cornbread in collaboration with the Lost Boys. Will they have more this week? We hope so.

Chocolate ramen? With strawberries and pork? We're confused and intrigued by this post from Ramen Star. If you try it, tell us what you think, [email protected]!
Instagram: @ramenstardenver

Dive destination Don's Club Tavern has a beer that may remind you of high school...
Instagram: @donsclubtavern

Pizzeria Lui/Instagram
Peach season means it's time for the return of customer-favorite peach pies at Lakewood's Pizzeria Lui!
Instagram: @pizzerialui

Did you enjoy Occidental owner Sean Kenyon's evisceration of a one-star Yelp reviewer on July 1? Then check out 3 Stars Podcast, where three industry pros review Yelp reviewers.
Instagram: @3starspodcast

We Don't Waste is helping to provide food to those in need with pop-up markets in underserved neighborhoods: Fresh produce, lean protein and dairy products are available completely free of charge. The schedule and volunteer opportunities are posted on the organization's website.
Instagram: @wedontwaste

Famous Original J's Pizza has ditched the delivery apps and gone local. It's partnered with worker-owned and -operated Confluence Courier, and now has an expanded delivery area.
Instagram: @famousoriginaljspizza

Birdcall just announced a new location opening in August at 4996 East Hampden Avenue in Cherry Hills Village. This one will have two drive-thru lanes, a patio and a full tequila bar. Cheers!
Instagram: @eat.birdcall

What did we miss? Send tips to [email protected]
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Molly Martin is the Westword Food & Drink editor. She’s been writing about the dining scene in Denver since 2013, and was eating her way around the city long before that. She enjoys long walks to the nearest burrito joint and nights spent sipping cocktails on Colfax.
Contact: Molly Martin