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Behind the Staging Scene, Foie Gras Hushpuppies and More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning.

Rose's Luxury
Rose's Luxury
R. Lopez

More drinking in Dupont?

The liquor license moratorium in West Dupont has ended. Borderstan reports the restriction has been lifted for everything but nightclubs. The new ruling lasts for three years. [Borderstan)

Attorneys cleaning octopus

WaPo looks at how some of the most random people end up staging at high-profile restaurants around town like Rose's Luxury. Circumstances vary, from showing initiative to being regulars to actually paying for the gig. [WaPo]

Worth the calories

Looking for a blowout dinner? Zagat recommends diners turn to Del Campo, Restaurant Eve and Mintwood Place, among others. [Zagat]

Yes, there are foie gras hush puppies

UrbanDaddy has some key details on Honeysuckle, a new pop-up over at Prequel. The speciality there is Southern bar food, including crab butter and duck scrapple. [UD]

Just a few tomatoes

And now for today's social media post of the morning. Republic put together quite the epic fried green tomato sandwich for a recent customer.

This happened. #doublesandwich #friedgreentomatoes #guestsatisfaction #hungryhungryhippos

Posted by Republic on Monday, August 31, 2015

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