Harrington headed here
Chef Todd Harrington, the chef at Vegas restaurant Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, is leaving Vegas. He's joining a restaurant group that will open something first in D.C., and eventually New York and Vegas (he tells Eater DC he'll remained based in Vegas). [EV]
Opportunity, not obligation
Dropping half a million on renovations? Some restaurateurs are just fine with it. "You've got to be constantly changing," says chef Robert Wiedmaier. [WaPo]
Free croissant alert
La Madeleine is giving out free croissants tomorrow. Say, "Bonjour Fall" to a cashier to obtain the treat.
Salmonella saga continues
An Arlington woman is suing Fig & Olive after being stricken with salmonella; she's blaming the restaurant. Fig & Olive closed briefly after several cases showed links between the bacteria and the restaurant. [WaPo]