VARIOUS LOCATIONS— Trend Watch: Jessica Sidman is spotting egg creams on area menus such as Buffalo & Bergen and DGS Delicatessen. It turns out the nostalgic desserts are tougher to make than you might think. [WCP]
VARIOUS LOCATIONS— Pepe, the food truck from José Andrés, has a bunch of new menu items on the roster, from pulled pork to fried shrimp to ropa vieja, plus asparagus with romesco sauce. [EaterWire]
ALEXANDRIA— On Jan. 16, Jackson 20 hosts the annual Pigs & Pinot dinner, featuring the cooking of chef Brian McPherson. The five course dinner with pairings is $85. You can make reservations on CityEats.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS— Room 11 is hosting the latte art competition TNT tonight, beginning at 9 p.m.
[Photo: Jackson 20]