31 Jan Taylor Gourmet Draws Heat, Dudley’s Dawdles, And More Intel
News bites for the morning
Fresh on the heels of a second weekend of nationwide protests against the new administration, Taylor Gourmet co-founder Casey Patten walked into a PR minefield by appearing in a photo op with President Donald Trump. The sandwich maker, on hand for a meeting at the White House regarding small business regulations, was savaged on social media by one-time supporters perturbed with Patten for fraternizing with the divisive commander in chief. [WaPo]
Sours Week is back at The Partisan now through Feb. 5, featuring a menu of 10 sours on draft picked by beer director Greg Engert. The select pours are available a la carte or in flight form, with “charcuterie pairings” from chef Nate Anda.
Travel site Orbitz has created an interactive map plotting the location of every Michelin-starred restaurant in the U.S., including the most recent 12 additions in D.C. An open source algorithm calculates the shortest route to visit them all. Fun fact: The longest trip between the 169 starred stops is the 2,111-mile drive between Bouchon in Yountville, Calif., and El Ideas in Chicago.
Thirsty Shirlingtonians will have to wait longer for the taps to flow at Bungalow replacement, Dudley’s Sport & Ale. ARLnow reports that the long-awaited tavern, originally scheduled to open last March, is unlikely to debut before summer. [ARLnow]