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Sweetgreen Nixes Bacon, Plus More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

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.