The legal fight between Z-Burger's founder and his business partners continues. A judge ruled that the founder may continue to use the trademark and logo without restrictions. [CB]
Start that Christmas list early
Don't forget to peruse Eater National's monster guide to fall cookbooks. Home-cooking, restaurant adaptations and more are all on the table. [E]
H Street Coffeehouse is closed for renovations, and mulling some changes. It sounds like it may not even re-emerge as a coffeeshop. [FT]
Matt Baker has left City Perch. The chef is now running a pop-up dinner series called Gravitas. [BM]
Subtweet of the morning
Tom Sietsema Tweeted this over the weekend. Care to wager any guesses on the chef?
The chef of a popular DC restaurant would not like to know how the place is run in his (unfortunate) absence.— Tom Sietsema (@tomsietsema) September 6, 2015