A pop-up far away
Those eager for The Shaw Bijou to open have one option: go to India. The upcoming restaurant's chef Kwame Onwuachi (soon to appear on 'Top Chef') will travel to Mumbai Nov. 20-21 for a pop-up with chef friend Alex Sanchez (The Table). They'll cook seven courses there.
The no-tipping trend continues
Next up to embrace the no-tipping craze: chain restaurant Joe's Crab Shack. The restaurant chain, the first major one to drop tipping, has three locations in the D.C. suburbs. [E]
This is just a good list of notable D.C beer bars from Thrillist. [Thrillist]
It's pie season
DC Modern Luxury highlights some standout pies, since the holidays are approaching. The Virginia peanut one from Bayou Bakery looks particularly tempting. [DCML]