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Ivanka Tries Tosca, Iron Gate Shifts Gears, And More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Tosca [Photo: Official]
Tosca [Photo: Official]

Trumps Wire

That didn’t take long. A Playbook tipster reports that first daughter and recent transplant to D.C. Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, did a little networking at Tosca Thursday night. Per Politico, Trump and Kushner were seen huddling with Apple CEO Tim Cook and former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, presumably talking shop. Guess someone ought to get busy building a Trump(s) Dining Heat Map … [Politico]


Iron Gate executive chef Tony Chittum is doing some streamlining at his Dupont Circle restaurant. Washington City Paper scribe Laura Hayes says to expect new mezze, as well as greater flexibility in ordering from the a la carte menu and prix-fixe program. [WCP]

‘Wich Hunt

The Federal City Brothers food truck is set to unveil a new sandwich next week. The core ingredients include jalapeno-cheddar bratwurst, grilled onions and peppers, and a pretzel bun. But there may be more to it. “We're thinking about a cream cheese topping as well, because why stop at cheddar?” a Fed City aide tells Eater.

The Critics

Washingtonian’s executive food editor Ann Limpert will take questions about the latest 100 Very Best Restaurants rankings via Facebook at noon. [Washingtonian]

Iron Gate

1734 N St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 737-1371 Visit Website

Ristorante TOSCA

1112 F Street Northwest, , DC 20004 (202) 367-1990 Visit Website