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Fig & Olive Faces Layoffs and Lawsuits, Plus More Intel

Fig & Olive
Fig & Olive
R. Lopez

Fig & Olive, the saga continues

Washington City Paper keeps its razor-sharp focus on Fig & Olive. The restaurant just went through a round of layoffs and is still dealing with the legal and PR fallout from its salmonella scare, according to the report. [WCP]

A fix for The Tombs

1789 and The Tombs are closing for two months during the summer for some much-needed building renovations. They'll also expand 1789 into the area that currently hosts art deco events space F. Scott's. [WCP]


Thrillist has a vacation-style guide to nearby Old Town Alexandria, with a particular focus on the food and drinks. [Thrillist]

Kolache alert

More kolaches are here. Republic Kolache's uber-popular Texas pastries will now be available at two Compass Coffee locations.

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