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Warren Brown and Team Launch Marijuana Edibles Company, Plus More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Alfie's new patio
Alfie's new patio
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Partners in pot

Two food truck veterans and a former cupcake entrepreneur are teaming up on a marijuana edibles company. Warren Brown (CakeLove), Victoria Harris (CapMac) and Anna Leis (DC Empanadas) are teaming up for D.C. Taste Buds, which is aiming to offer its wares at medical marijuana dispensaries by summer (they're keeping quiet about product details, though). [Express]

When chefs get political

Momofuku chef David Chang gave Hillary Clinton a shoutout on his Instagram feed last night and things got feisty from there. Thousands of likes, and hundreds of comments (mostly negative) ensued. [Instagram]

Ice cream activists

In other political food news, the co-founders of Ben & Jerry's were arrested at the U.S. Capitol. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were arrested as part of a group protesting the role of money in politics yesterday. [CNN]

Patio play

Fun facts: Alfie's new patio has a giant Jenga set. [FB]


Philanthropist Bill Gates had a meal at Equinox last night.