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Grading six up and coming food neighborhoods [Zagat]

Five auction items at Chefs for Equality worth a splurge [Washingtonian]

Ben’s Chili Bowl‘s Bill Cosby mural was defaced with an image of Kim Jong Un. [Borderstan]

The early word on Australian restaurant Oz in Clarendon. [Eater]

Half of food workers go to work sick because they have to [NPR]

Firefighters take on local chefs in annual cooking competition. [ARLnow]

Hotel to replace Henry’s Soul Cafe in Mount Vernon Triangle. [WBJ]

Photo of Centrolina by Jessica Sidman