Sweet (seasonal) treats
Pumpkin spice isn’t limited to Starbucks — Milk Bar is also getting in on the game. The sweets shop is debuting its limited-time-only pumpkin dulce de leche flavor today, October 10. Made with vanilla spice cake, milk crumbs, dulce de leche, roasted pumpkin ganache and roasted pepitas, the flavor is available as a naked layer cake, cake truffles, and as MilkQuakes.
Kanye West is headed to D.C. to meet with President Trump. Washingtonian speculates on where the very confusing celebrity might choose to dine. The mag places its bets on RPM Italian, Pineapples and Pearls, and McDonald’s. [Washingtonian]
Washington City Paper profiles a very special whiskey — a cherrywood smoked variety made by the African-American-owned, Virginia-based Whiskey Wright distillery. The whiskey is currently being poured at The Elroy on H St. NE. [WCP]
WTOP has the scoop on a reservation app rivalry — that between Reserve and Open Table. Seems like more and more D.C. restaurateurs are making the swap over to Reserve. It, unlike Open Table, doesn’t charge the restaurant for each reservation made. [WTOP]