Woah. Did anyone else know that restaurant critic, and Top Chef Masters judge, Gael Greene was a one-night Elvis groupie? Check out the dirty details in this memoir excerpt.  
The Arlington Cinema N’ Drafthouse filed for bankruptcy. This place is a neighborhood gem I would hate to lose, though I confess Mike and I don’t visit nearly as often as we should.
Retiring New York Times food critic publishes his first book “Born Round.” This excerpt chronicles his childhood eating strategy which includes hysterics and baby bulimia.   
SoGood thinks bacon has jumped the shark
A new documentary at the E Street Cinema tells of a special inner-city culinary arts program in Philadelphia.  
Is the classic pub disappearing from the English countryside?  
Ladies and gentlemen, the Eight Wonders of Kansas Cuisine.  
The Grand International loves Third Edition in Georgetown. 
Johnna Knows Good Food gives us the scoop on a special chocolate exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden. 
OMFG. Blackberry and bourbon-peach pie from The Garden Apartment.

From Komi to Marvin checks Ravi Kabob off her list
Endless Simmer gives okra a test run
Arugula Files tries Cava in Barracks Row and brings a little Cava love to her kitchen. 
Two new bakeries are on their way to U St NW.  My quest for the perfect croissant lives on! 
Tim Carman over at Y&H shares his dining guide review of Makoto, one of the best kept fine dining secrets in DC.  
Budak’s Tumblr takes a cooking class while traveling in India. A four-hour, hands-on cooking class.  
Bethesda Restaurant Week is coming
Penn Quarter Living checks out Proof’s charcuterie board.  

Brightest Young Things gives us a rundown of DC food blogs on Twitter.