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Back in Broth: Longtime Young & Hungry fave Ren’s Ramen, formerly of Bethesda, has re-opened in Wheaton. “I think this is a nice place,” owner Yoko Nakamura says of the new 1,250-square-foot location at 11403 Amherst Avenue. “It’s pretty close to the Metro station.” Y&H alum Tim Carman provides a tantalizing photo from the scene. [The Gazette, Twitter]

Al Pastor Apologist: Some rare praise for the tacos at El Centro D.F. [DC Fud]

Suds Studs: D.C. Brau, the District’s first hometown brewery in decades, isn’t wasting a single drop.  “We haven’t had to pour any beer down the drain.” [Washington Times]

Rye Wit: Chef Barry Koslow of Arlington’s Tallula restaurant calls D.C. a “barren wasteland of deli,” but has high hopes for Spike Mendelsohn’s new kosher truck, Sixth & Rye. [Forward]

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