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DC Council Considers Bills To Boost Local Innovators – Union Kitchen Members Compass Coffee and Tipple Supply Co. joined representatives from Union Kitchen in testifying for the Made In DC Program Establishment Act, which aims to create a branding strategy for D.C.- based producers, to increase visibility to the local maker, artisan, and culinary communities. – DC Inno


“Here’s the latest in restaurant business plans: get into a food incubator (in this case, Union Kitchen’s first class), develop a farmer’s market following that is impossible to satisfy, and when the lines get too ridiculous, commit to a bricks-and-mortar location. Done.” – On Tap Magazine 



11 Places That Put it on a Pretzel Bun –  Don’t be surprised to find more restaurants adding Pretzel Buns to their menus, including Federal City Bros. and Swizzler. – Eater DC

Reuben pizza is a thing. Here’s where to try it.  – “Forget Raymond. Everybody loves Reuben, apparently. Within the past month, two local pie-slingers — &pizza and Timber Pizza Co. — began serving a new option inspired by the classic sandwich, which is traditionally made with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian or Thousand Island dressing.” – The Washington Post 


The Weekly Feed: Don’t Want No Shrubs Edition  Some of the District’s best non-alcoholic shrub “cocktails” can be found at Chaia, or buy creating a DIY version with Element [Shrub]. DCist

Blind Dog Cafe to close, will host Timber Pizza Co. pop-up Timber Pizza Co. will begin operating a pop-up Friday through Sunday in the Blind Dog Café space,  starting January 8th. – The Washington Post

15 New Coffee Shops for Those Needing a Caffeine Hit  Compass Coffee’s second location in Shaw is among 15 new recommended cafés.- Eater DC

Ice Cream Jubilee Has New Winter Flavors, Mike Friedman Shares Takoma Park Picks – Ice Cream Jubilee debuts winter flavors including Chocolate Matzo Crack, Cranberry Sorbet, Candy Cane Pretzel,  and Boozy Eggnog. – Eater DC

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The Top Ten Treats from D.C.’s Union Kitchen – Reporter Erica Bonelli visits Union Kitchen: Ivy City on Oct. 2 for the facility’s official Grand Opening & Open Kitchen Tasting, where 72 Union Kitchen Members shared tastes of their products with 200-plus guests. Favorites from Bonelli included Mondiale Dressing Co., ‘Chups, Bright Greens, Popcorn Queens, Capital Kombucha, Ruby Scoops Ice Cream & Treats, Mason Dixie Biscuit Co., Black Pug Smokehouse, Emma’s Bakeshop, and Banana Love Muffins.  – The Diamondback



Sweet and sauer: Sweet Farm Sauerkraut in the running for $10K from Martha Stewart – 

Rachel Armistead of Sweet Farm Sauerkraut discusses the company’s opportunity to win $10,000 in the Martha Stewart American Made contest, which celebrates local products. Voting continues through the 19th of October; each voter is allowed to cast a vote 6 times per day (so get voting for Sweet Farm!) – The Frederick News-Post

Expanding Local Food Movement into “Good Food” Business Sector – During their Washington, D.C. visit, non-profit group AGree visits Union Kitchen, where “local food is becoming a catalyst for economic development.” – Food Tank 

The Capital Candy Jar: A delicious treat in D.C. – David Burton discusses how he turned a childhood passion into a career when he left his position as a consultant to start The Capital Candy Jar. – Candy Industry

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We Can’t Wait for These Five DC-Area Restaurants to Open This Fall – Touting scratch-made tortillas and fresh seasonal vegetables, Chaia’s first storefront slated to open in September makes The Post’s list of hotly anticipated D.C. restaurants set to open this fall. – The Washington Post Express

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Congratulations to Alumni Member Takorean, who will be celebrating the one-year anniversary of their storefront opening in Navy Yard this weekend. Cheers, Tako team!