The restaurant that might have been
The Washington Post takes a deep dive into the legal battle between chef José Andrés and developer and politico Donald Trump. The story combs through legal records and emails between the two parties, which are suing each other over the controversy surrounding the Trump Hotel and the chef's nixed plans to operate a restaurant there. Had it opened, Andrés's restaurant would have been called Topo Atrio, a luxe destination featuring everything from cuttlefish pasta to Iberico ham. [WaPo]
A food truck guest chef
Chef Jarrett Stieber, who runs the popular Eat Me Speak Me pop-up in Atlanta, will be creating a few sandwiches for the Dirty South Deli food truck. Find the chef there Tuesday morning around Union Station.
Z-Burger remains Z-Burger
The legal battle over the future of Z-Burger has ended. The founder gets to continue using the restaurant name and holds onto two of his original restaurants. [WBJ]
Barred in D.C. maps out where to fill growlers in D.C. The guide goes beyond breweries to include grocery stores, markets, and more. [BiDC]