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Mick Jagger Refueled at Rasika West End After Rocking D.C.

The Rolling Stones frontman must have a soft spot for chaat

The Rolling Stones In Concert At Gillette Stadium
Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones performed in Boston last weekend after rocking the D.C. area earlier in the week.
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Satisfied customer

A day after putting on a well-received show at FedEx Field outside of D.C. last week, ageless Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger visited Rasika West End for dinner. According to a representative for the restaurant, he stayed for about two hours and ate with seven other guests on the Fourth of July. Jagger, 75, underwent heart valve surgery a few months ago, but with the vitality he’s shown at his shows, it’s easy to imagine he went straight for the spicy vindaloo. Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj shared a picture of the singer with group executive chef Vikram Sunderam.

Everyday Moroccan grits

Unconventional Diner, the Convention Center adjacent comfort food lab from Central chef David Deshaies, has begun offering its brunch menu seven days per week. As of yesterday, customers can get merguez and grits, fried chicken and waffles, corned beef hash and more from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. [Popville]

Trolling crab pickers

The Washington Post is engaging in an extended troll job with a series about why summer actually sucks, and the latest example takes aim at a beloved Maryland institution. Maura Judkis interviews several people who hate picking crabs. Predictably, some crab lovers were upset. [WaPo]

Bold new look

Hanumanh, the new Lao bar in Shaw from the Thip Khao team, has a new attention-grabbing paint job out front. Artist Henley Bounkhong painted the plain white exterior in red and gold patterns inspired by a temple in Laos.

Plea to the president

Post reporter Tim Carman tweeted yesterday that celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern was filming a new project at Union Market in Northeast. Shortly after, José Andrés posted a video sitting side-by-side with Zimmern saying that the two were making a documentary about the “root causes of immigration.” In the video, Andrés and Zimmern invite President Donald Trump to come have lunch with them so they can discuss immigration reform. Maybe Red Apron could cook them up a well-done steak.

Rasika West End

1190 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, , DC 20037 (202) 466-2500 Visit Website