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The kolache is a pastry looking for its big break outside of Texas. [Post]

12 reasons Adams Morgan doesn’t suck anymore [Thrillist]

A guide to D.C.’s essential doughnut shops [Eater]

1831 Bar & Lounge coming to the short-lived Second State space on M Street NW. [PoPville]

Bluejacket opens a bottle shop and tasting room next door. [DCist]

Compass Rose to debut a “Bedouin tent” tasting room on back patio. [Express]

Photo courtesy Republic Kolache Co.