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How Greek Deli Owner Kostas Fostieris Came to Rule Downtown’s Lunch Scene

“Having kept downtown’s time-crunched workers well fed for nearly 30 years, it’s no surprise that locals hold restaurateur Kostas Fostieris in high esteem. One time that well-earned appreciation managed to shock the proprietor of the District’s iconic Greek Deli was during a traffic jam caused by the all-too-D.C. experience of government officials zooming about with a security detail.”

Read more at Eater DC.

Federalist Pig Founder Wants to Blanket D.C. in Killer Barbecue

For years, “Adams Morgan” was synonymous with cheap booze, jumbo slice, and regrettable decisions. “I grew up in D.C. and remember when nothing went on in Adams Morgan,” says Rob Sonderman, the seasoned pitmaster at crazy popular barbecue spot — and aspiring local chain — Federalist Pig, who recalls nights at Madam’s Organ or the Reef as “wall-to-wall people, sweating and getting drunk.”

Read more at Eater DC.

Protests, Pork Overload, and Getting Punchy at Cochon 555

Pig-centric food fight Cochon 555 is no stranger to controversy. Last year, the nose-to-tail cooking competition received flak for a racially-insensitive incident at an Asian speakeasy-themed event in Atlanta. This year, some were perturbed that all five of the chefs competing at the District event were exclusively white men.

Read more at Eater.