Feel the burn
Nope, that black char on top of that toast dish is totally intentional. WaPo takes a look at the trend of intentionally burned food. [WaPo]
I do (&Ido, too)
&pizza plans to turn its upcoming Columbia Heights location into a wedding chapel on March 14 (yep, that's Pi Day). They'll have an officiant on hand to conduct weddings, a special menu and more.
Meet the ramen purveyors
All of D.C.'s Japanophiles have probably made a pilgrimage to Hana Market at one point or another. Slate meets the couple behind the longtime Asian grocery store and market for a podcast. [Slate]
Let them eat lamb
Cava Grill just struck up a partnership with famous lamb purveyor Border Springs Farm, and they're the first fast-casual restaurant group to do so (the farm already sources places like the James Beard House and Craft in New York). Find a lamb in the chain's spicy meatball dishes.