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Swampoodle Opens; More on José Andrés vs Trump

Plus, a new chapter for a former chef at The Red Hen

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

16TH STREET HEIGHTS— Swampoodle is in soft-opening mode over at 5501 14th St. NW. They opened for brunch and should debut dinner sometime this week. [PoP]

DC— Here's an interesting career move from former Red Hen sous chef Aaron Butler. He's taken a gig as a corporate chef for the startup-focused 1776. [EaterWire]

CONTROVERSIES—The New Yorker spends the day with José Andrés, who speaks about his battles with Trump and wanders the farmers market with chef Quique Dacosta. [TNY]