Hipster White House
The Chemex is becoming the brewing method of choice for coffee in the White House. There are 50 Chemex makers now etched with the Presidential seal. [E]
In the chef's hands
Not only will The Shaw Bijou be tasting menu-centric. This NBC4 report claims the anticipated restaurant won't even have a menu. [NBC]
Celebrate Lincoln with brunch
Here's a running tally of the places Eater has spotted offering brunch today for President's Day: Commissary, Beuchert's, Centrolina, Four Provinces/Four Courts, Agua 301, Meridian Pint, Pearl Dive, Riggsby, Tico, City Tap House, Del Campo, Graffiato, Kapnos, Kapnos Taverna, Pepita, Brookland's Finest, Kafe Leopold, Glen's Garden Market.
But not serving brunch...
Irish Whiskey had planned to offer brunch today for the holiday. But they're dealing with a burst pipes issue and are currently closed for business. [FB]