Beers go tiki
That pale ale could sure use some grapefruit. Fritz Hahn looks into the trendiness of flavored and fruity IPAs. [WaPo]
The Chinatown contradiction
Why are there so few Chinese restaurants in D.C.'s Chinatown? High rents and a suburban-based Chinese population, for two. Washingtonian expands. [Washingtonian]
El Sol's location at 3911 14th Street, NW has closed. In a couple of months, it will reopen as Mezcalero Cocina Mexicana. [PoP]
No more bacon
Sweetgreen is making a push to serve healthier fare as part of a new campaign. Among the changes it's making: removing bacon (as well as sugary Sriracha) from the core menu, and adding portabella mushrooms and sustainable steelhead fish to the offerings.