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Puddin' Pop-Up at Union Market in December; Girl Meets Food's Founder Returns

Plus, Peet's Coffee has big plans in D.C. and Burger Days names the burgers of the year.

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POP UPS—From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday this December at Union Market, try southern comfort food from local company Puddin'. Toyin Alli, the owner of Puddin', specializes in dishes like shrimp and grits, chicken and sausage gumbo and brown butter bourbon bread pudding. [EaterWire]

CONTROVERSIES—In response to Rep. Andy Harris's efforts to block D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization law, DCist notes that a "Blacklist Andy Harris" movement is growing. Will restaurants join in? [DCist]

FOOD MEDIA—The founder of D.C. blog and dining guide Girl Meets Food is returning to the site as Creative Director. In her new role, Mary Kong-DeVito will report to Girl Meets Food owner Matthew Delaney and will work closely with the publication's editorial team. [EaterWire]

CAFFEINE NATION—Big chain Peet's Coffee totally pulled out of Ohio, according to Eater, and instead plans to focus on markets like Washington, D.C. where the brand expects to see growth. [Eater]

BURGER WIRE—The Burger Days blog takes a long and hard look at a year's worth of burger eating and crowns five burgers as the 2014 Burgers of the Year. [BD]

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