Massaged ham, anyone?
Real or fake? Young & Hungry quizzes readers on whether they can figure out whether some ridiculous-sounding menu items are made-up or actually exist. Who wants some popcorn, Virginia peanuts and pistachio dust? [WCP]
Claudia's = now actually Claudia's
The new Claudia's Steakhouse is undergoing a chef change. Now cooking: Claudia Rivas, for whom the restaurant is named (Brad Race is OUT). [WaPo]
Gringos & Mariachis the sequel
A second location of Bethesda's Gringos & Mariachis is on its way to Potomac. It will open next year. [BM]
"Craft cocktails"...or a week of groceries?
Thrillist has a fun translator telling readers what certain D.C. phrases really mean (translation: beware of small plates). [Thrillist]