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Industry Gets Therapy Reading Bad Reviews, Plus More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Compass Rose
Compass Rose
R. Lopez
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

It's hard out there for a donut shop

ARLNOW writes about Sugar Shack owner (and former politician) Rob Krupicka's struggles with bureaucracy when trying to open his business in Arlington. Some politicians think the county needs fewer hoops for entrepreneurs to jump through. [ARLNOW]

Chicken charging

Plugged-in people can use their KFC Meal Box to charge a smartphone. Because that's necessary. [E]

Bad review therapy

Compass Rose's event allowing industry members to read bad reviews in public was last night, and the restaurant live-Tweeted the event. Some gems: "Despite the fact that [the chef] had an affair with my wife, the food was pretty good!" "If your kitchen can get it together, I will come back and have my JUSTLY DESERVED turkey sandwich." [Twitter]

Avocado toast porn

And today's "this just looks good" award winner is Mom and Pop's avocado toast.