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A Spicy Muffin Ice Cream Sandwich; How Wage Increases Could Affect Tipping

Plus, Lamb Jam is back

El Diablo at Uprising
El Diablo at Uprising
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

EVENT PLANNING— D.C. chefs will again face off to show off the beauties of lamb at the annual Lamb Jam event May 15. There are still tickets available here. [EaterWire]

SHAW— Uprising Muffin Company is taking its Upwich (muffin ice cream sandwich) up a notch with a new spicy version. Spicy Mexican chocolate muffin tops surround a filling of vanilla bean ice cream. They're calling it El Diablo. [EaterWire]

TIPPING— If the mayor's proposal to increase restaurant workers' minimum wage goes through, will restaurants move to eliminate tipping? Washington City Paper investigates. Right now, restaurant owners seem to be in wait and see mode — or hoping the measure doesn't come to fruition. [WCP]