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  • Bread Bowl Horizons? For fans of Adams Mill Bar and Grill, there’s some sad news to share: The watering hole just north of the heart of the 18th Street NW strip in Adams Morgan closed this weekend. According to Prince of Petworth, a Panera Bread location could be moving on in. Can the kickballers who were known to frequent “the Mill” learn to chug beer out of a bread bowl? [WaPo, PoP]
  • Dinner Preview: If you’re headed to Zaytinya tonight for a Valentine’s Day dinner, here’s a sneak peek at one of the specials, olive oil–poached lobster with meyer lemon avgolemono and fingerling potatoes. [Zaytinya]
  • Angry Poets: Some local poets feel they should be better compensated for their readings at Busboys and Poets: “Poets are tired of feeling like garnish, like, fittingly, ‘props’ at Busboys and Poets (especially given that the restaurant’s name and history belie such treatment).” [TBD]
  • Remembering Eastern Market’s Dean: On Capitol Hill, the Eastern Market vendor community, along with regular customers, have been mourning the loss of Chris Calomiris, 86, who “from his central location, across from a meat stand, between a cheese stand and a poultry stand, … dispensed peppers, carrots, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, potatoes, oranges, berries, bananas, grapes, smiles and good wishes to thousands of customers every week.” [WaPo; Hill Is Home]