Raise a glass to the pope
Now we're up to two restaurants capitalizing on the pope's upcoming visit to D.C. Brookland Pint, which is a block from where the pope will conduct mass, is offering a whole bunch of religious-themed beers, from Evil Twin Brewery's Double Barrel Jesus to a special "No Pope, 'til Brookland" brew from Franklin's. That's on top of the fact that Ella's Pizza has a pope-themed pie in the works.
Salmonella scare continues
CityCenterDC hot spot Fig & Olive is now closed as officials investigate the possibility of a salmonella outbreak there. Several visitors had reported salmonella-like symptoms and now at least two cases have been confirmed. [WaPo]
Have a butterbeer
Got some extra vacation time to use up? Perhaps it's time for a trip to Toronto, where there's a new Harry Potter-themed bar. [E]
And for today's "this just looks good" Facebook post, check out Sally's Middle Name's braised bacon (which is first smoked by DCitySmokehouse).