Texas Attorney General Paxton sides with restaurants on enforcement of “Barbecue Bill”

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sides with restaurants, retailers on enforcement of “Barbecue Bill.” The bill creates an exemption to the state’s scale registration law exempting establishments with scales “exclusively used to weigh food sold for immediate consumption,” Without spot checks and enforcement there will always be some who put their proverbial “thumb on the scale” giving you a pound of brisket that isn’t really a pound. The Texas Tribune has full coverage of this Texas size BBQ battle.

Source: Attorney General Ken Paxton sides with restaurants, retailers on enforcement of “Barbecue Bill”

Demand for Edible Flowers Across D.C. Just Keeps Growing

Local producer Little Wild Things hopes to fill those needs by moving into bigger digs in Ivy City Edible flowers and microgreens are appearing in more dishes and drinks throughout the area these days, cropping up everywhere from Michelin-starred restaurants such as Barmini to food incubators like Union Kitchen.

Source: Demand for Edible Flowers Across D.C. Just Keeps Growing

2018 Northern Virginia Restaurant Week

Northern Virginia Restaurant Week - Unleash Your Inner Foodie

Northern Virginia Restaurant is March 19-26, 2018 so you have 5 days left to get some great food at a good price. You can see a list of participating restaurants here. Some of our favorite restaurants have joined in. You won’t be disappointed at Girasole in The Plains, Goodstone Inn & Restaurant in Middleburg, and Red’s Table in Reston.

Military Chefs Sound Off About Food at Blue Star Families Event

Chefs from the armed forces partnered with top D.C. chefs for a friendly cooking competition Red, white, and blue Mardi Gras beads aren’t typically paired with a uniform, unless they’re worn at D.C.’s annual Blue Star Families culinary competition.

Great to see a number of military chefs who are part of the Visiting Chef Program at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run participating.

Source: Military Chefs Sound Off About Food at Blue Star Families Event