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A Critic Pays Tribute to the Late Michel Richard, Plus More Intel

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Michel Richard
Michel Richard
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

A critic remembers

Tom Sietsema pens a lovely tribute to legendary chef Michel Richard, who died over the weekend. The critic remembers the chef’s most whimsical creations, from his own take on a Kit-Kat Bar, to couscous and squid ink caviar to a "breakfast for dinner" dessert. Eater will be collecting remembrances and tributes of the chef throughout today: send any to [WaPo]

Reopening report

After a brief closure, Borderstan notes that Love ‘N Faith Community Cafe has reopened for business near U Street. No word on why the restaurant temporarily shuttered. [Borderstan]

Keeping busy

Eater catches up on the career of the winner of the most recent "Great British Baking Show" series (which just aired in the U.S.), who has a new cookbook out and a new gig judging kid bakers on television. [E]

Frose every day

Need any more proof that the frose craze has taken hold in D.C.? Commissary’s already dished out its 1000th order (which meant a free pitcher for some local drinkers over the weekend).