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The rise of restaurateur Ashok Bajaj [NYT]

The 10 best new restaurants in America (no love for D.C.) [Bon Appetit]

The state of the D.C. beer scene [DC Beer]

Look Restaurant looks like its getting a makeover thanks to the Food Network. [PoPville]

Check out renderings of J&G Steakhouse‘s new look. [Eater]

Chef Tarver King leaves the Ashby Inn for Patowmack Farm. [Post]

Five chances to try Solidarity Summer Ale. [Washingtonian]

Photo of Rasika West End by Jessica Sidman