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Geoff Tracy Talks Tipping, Cool Khachapuri Boards and More Intel

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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

The steakhouse cliche, taken to another level

Insert "world class," add a little "bone-in." Washington City Paper creates its own "write a steakhouse press release" template. [WCP]


Those who really, really want to hear Christina Tosi and David Chang talk about what's going on with the secrecy-shrouded D.C. Momofuku and Milk Bar could attend these book events.

Weighing in

Here's Chef Geoff Tracy sounding off at length on the anti-tipping debate Danny Meyer started. "We'll keep our eyes on it. If I can increase prices 30%, improve wages for all my people, and not see any loss of business . . . I'm all for it. But Economics 101 says increasing prices will decrease demand. And that is a scary thought when contemplating "Hospitality Included"." [FB]

A plate to match

Compass Rose cares enough about its signature dish, khachapuri, that it enlisted Saint-Ex's Justin Bittner to make custom boards to hold them.

Our beautiful, new Khachapuri boards created by the very talented Justin Bittner, @fryedpork Not only does he run the...

Posted by Compass Rose Bar & Kitchen on Monday, October 19, 2015