A self-aware vegan pop-up
Chef Matt Baker's upcoming vegan pop-up dinner has a "Portlandia" theme. The event is Dec. 16.
Fairfax ramen shop Marumen has already parted ways with its opening chef. That means a new menu (including "toned down ramen" as the owner puts it). [WaPo]
D.C. lost another location of Noodles & Co. This one was on 19th Street NW. [PoP]
A football miracle
Tim Ma's creme fraiche wings — no longer just a big event sort of thing. They're now available for order every Sunday during football season.