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Fig & Olive Salmonella Aftermath, Solo Dining Takes Off, More Intel

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Fig & Olive
Fig & Olive
R. Lopez

Still hoppin', post health scare

Young & Hungry finds Fig & Olive still packed (and service pretty lacking), despite the restaurant's recent salmonella scandal. The restaurant, regardless, is facing down lawsuits. Y&H talks to victims and takes a critical look at how they handled the crisis. [WCP]

Solo dining

More and more folks are dining out alone. And they're choosing to do it at places like Founding Farmers, Blue Duck Tavern and La Chaumerie. [WaPo]

Get ready, Ashburn

There's a date for Matchbox's latest location. It will open Nov. 16 in the One Loudoun development.

A day in the life

Eater National has a fascinating look at a day in the life at a flagship Panda Express in Los Angeles (a day which involves 100 pounds of cabbage and 77 pounds of broccoli). Panda Express has about 15 locations in the greater D.C. area. [E]

Eek

Check out this spiderweb Sticky Rice plated up for Halloween:

The itsy bitsy spider went to a bar on Hst, got tempura fried and rolled up, then served and was eaten. The end. Check specials this Halloween week. Www.ilovestickyrice.com

Posted by Sticky Rice DC on Thursday, October 29, 2015

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