Texas Monthly’s barbecue critic visited D.C. to scope out the scene, and he didn’t hold back. The magazine tweeted: “Aside from @federalistpig, most of the barbecue he ate didn’t warrant a return visit—and he was glad to get back to Texas.”
Columbia Heights’ The Coupe emailed PoPville that it will close down for over 10 days — starting the afternoon of August 24 – in order to launch a new computer system and a revamped menu with more gluten-free and vegan options.
Food for good news
The Washington Post interviews chefs who cook multicourse meals for wounded soldiers at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run.
A Japanese restaurant is moving into the former H Street coffee and SOVA space, according to PoPville.
Howard Theatre is running into some problems with its liquor license, according to a sign spotted by PoPville.
Northern Virginia magazine runs down gluten-free and vegan sweets in the area, from vegan gelato to gluten-free cinnamon rolls.
Looks like The Halal Guy is readying to open, according to Robert Dyer.