Self-described “mixtress” Gina Chersevani splits from PS7’s. [Washingtonian]

A guy drives 20 hours round-trip from Michigan to try Spike Mendelsohn‘s warm, savory corned beef from the Sixth & Rye truck.  And, boy, did that Cadillac smell by the time he got back. [Automobile Magazine]

In case you missed it, here’s what D.C. chefs José Andrés, Mike Isabella, and Haidar Karoum, among others, served up at the National Portrait Gallery’s fete honoring farm-to-table pioneer Alice Waters last month. [Smithsonian]

New trucker-in-chief: BBQ Bus boss Che Ruddell-Tabisola takes over for Curbside CupcakesKristi Whitfield as executive director of the D.C. Food Truck Association. [WaPo]

Hill Country raises $3,800 for Texas wildfire relief. [Fort Worth Star Telegram]

The forthcoming New Orleans PoBoy Shop aims to open in April in Dupont Circle. [Prince of Petworth]

Health inspectors closed Heller’s Bakery in Mount Pleasant for code violations last week. It reopened later the same day. [WaPo]

A documentary about D.C. Central Kitchen’s Culinary Job Training program nabs $40,000 in financing. [HuffPo]

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