*What's in your fridge? If you're Pornburger's Mathew Ramsey, a whole lot of pickles, for one. [BYT]
*Is Virginia barbecue a thing? [NoVa Mag]
*A protest has been planned for tomorrow at the Trump Hotel, due to the mogul's controversial comments about immigrants. People have been urging José Andrés to pull out of the project. [DCist]
*Chefs John and Karen Shields of Riverstead are leaving Virginia and setting up shop in Chicago. The pair had flirted with opening a restaurant in D.C. but those plans fell through.
*Take a cruise. A Tom Cruise. [GL]
*There is a Santa Claus: Adams Morgan Day may be happening after all. [WaPo]