We know D.C. Get our free newsletter to stay in the know.

  • Damage Control: Did you hear about the class-action lawsuit in Alabama that accuses Taco Bell of using a taco meat filler that’s only 36 percent beef? According to Taco Bell, the chain uses 88 percent “USDA-inspected quality beef.” Yum! [Eater Nat’l]
  • Perplexing Quote of the Day:I’m not quite sure what this ‘AOL’ is but this seems promising…” [PoP]
  • Step by Step: What’s the first step in making Belgian waffles at home? As Tim Carman found out, it involves a trip to Strosniders to buy a waffle iron. [WaPo]
  • Warnings: Ever wonder how to use mustard seed for home cooking? Read this primer, but be aware: “Burnt mustard seeds taste a little like motor oil.” [Serious Eats]
  • Photo by Flickr user Like_the_Grand_Canyon via an Attribution 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license