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Tom Sietsema suggests Fiola, Bourbon SteakPalena, Central, and Masala Art to celebrate a first full wax job. [Post]

Quinoa: the movie [HuffPost]

A cupcake gathering for “people to share and eat cupcakes in an open environment” [ARLnow]

Slate Wine Bar opens in Glover Park this weekend. [Zagat]

Hitching Post soft-opens after renovations. [PoP]

Cookbooks coming this fall [Eater]

Universities launch food trucks to rival campus dining plan competition. [WSJ]

Dealing with food waste [NPR]

Bourbon Steak photo by Darrow Montgomery