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Car crashes into Adams Morgan McDonald’s. [City Desk]

Jeff Black backs out of plans for Empire Oyster House in Merrifield’s Mosaic District. [Post]

The 15 best gifts for gourmands [The Plate]

Musical cake slicer, fetus-shaped cookie cutter, and other foodie gifts you should NOT buy [Zagat]

Bethesda’s Puree Artisan Juice Bar starts home delivery. [Bethesda Mag]

$94,000 for the world’s most expensive whiskey [NPR]

Stephen Starr eyeing Georgetown? His rep says it ain’t so. [Eater]

Where to buy brisket in Washington [Washingtonian]

Photo by Will Sommer