The Pug does politics
Don't tell the owner of The Pug that D.C. "needs a recession." An Iowa Republican who said as much now has the pissed off bar owner fundraising for his competitor. [WaPo]
Virginia is for lovers — and is beloved
Thrillist pens a love letter to Virginia from D.C., particularly regarding its food scene. And there are some fightin' words in there. [Thrillist]
A drink and a book
Eater runs down some of the best beverage books out there, plus what to drink with them. [E]
The Passenger is now on target for a May opening. The shuttered bar moves to a new location in Shaw this spring.
Figs Mediterranean has closed and the space is now up for lease, PoPville notes. The cafe was located in the Palisades neighborhood. [PoP]