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Other Food News:

  • People are actually buying a $125 martini…it’s a thing (via WashingtonCityPaper).
  • R.I.P. Pho DC in Chinatown (via PoPville).
  • Change.org is petitioning for ThinkFoodGroup president Jose Andres to pull out of plans to open restaurant in Trump hotel after Trump makes ignorant remarks about Mexican immigrants (via Washingtonian).
  • In the aftermath of Sloppy Mama’s truck catching on fire, they will be coming out of the ashes (pun intended) and opening a cafe in Chantilly for the time being (via Eater).
  • The next Ben’s Chili Bowl is open on H St. (via press).
  • Sushi burritos are a thing in D.C. (via Eater).
  • A new rooftop garden restaurant, Betsy, is set to open on top of Belga Café (via PoPville).
  • In the wake of all the FIFA controversy, Boundary Stone has $5 drafts of D.C. Brau Corruption (…get it?!). (via Eater)
  • Heat Da Spot Cafe is slated to open soon in the old Tibet shop on Georgia Ave, complete with extremely cozy interior decor (via PoPville).
  • There’s a new farmers market on Wednesdays in Columbia Heights from now until September 30 (PoPville).
  • The Habit Burger Grill, California-born fast food chain, will open its first D.C. location in Ashburn (via Eater).
  • Chef Nick Stefanelli will be opening his own Italian restaurant, Masseria. Opening is expected for July (via Eater).
  • You won’t event need to go to Mexico this summer to enjoy a Mexican resort. Mike Isabella will be opening Pepita, a Mexican cantina, in July (via Eater).