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Back Alley Waffles planned to auction off its equipment and owner’s “personal items” yesterday to pay back employees. [DCist]

Bistro Bohem‘s European-style next-door cafe planning to open around Labor Day in Shaw. [PoP]

D.C. chefs at the James Beard House [We Love DC]

Richard Sandoval‘s Toro Toro coming to 1300 I St. NW. [WBJ]

Mintwood Place in Adams Morgan gets an A for brunch. [Bitches Who Brunch]

Nail polish made of salt and pepper and barbecue spice rub [NoVa Mag]

Bronx Pizza & Subs opening soon in Clarendon. [Thrillist]

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