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