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Buffalo and Bergen is the name of mixologist Gina Chersevani‘s forthcoming soda shop and bar at Union Market [Washingtonian]

Burger, Tap & Shake uses 1,200 pounds of beef and 2,000 pounds of potatoes every week [The Plate]

New food truck called Soulvaki Stop makes its debut [Food Truck Fiesta]

Leek American Bistro headed to Ballston later this year [WBJ]

Art & Soul‘s Art Smith will compete on Top Chef Masters, which premieres July 25 [Eater]

The case for pink slime [Washington Post]

“Pan-Latino” food and Latin American beers at mural-art gallery VeraCruz, opening above Duffy’s [Arts Desk]

A rant against food critics [Gawker]

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