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Caltort's Korean Tacos; Does D.C. Have a Food Culture?

Plus, a new distillery in Virginia.

California Tortilla
California Tortilla
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

THE CRITICS— Todd Kliman looks into the idea that D.C. lacks a distinct food culture, talking to several food writers. Is that why the city gets overlooked for James Beard Awards? [Washingtonian]

LOUDOUN COUNTY— Purcellville is getting a new distillery. It will be called Corcoran Spirits LLC. [LT]

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS— California Tortilla is branching out a little. Now, find Korean tacos, Havana chicken tacos and carnitas verde tacos for a limited time. They're part of the chain's Street Tacos series. [EaterWire]

Editor's Note: This post has been updated to better reflect the scope of Todd Kliman's column.