Hungry for Linkage: Jackfruit Trending + The Curious Grape Open for Lunch + Ballston Restaurant Challenge

Food links to fuel your Friday.


By Natalie Manitius

Jackfruit: The latest fruit trend? [NPR]

Ring in spring with Mad Fox Brewery‘s Spring Bock festival this Saturday. [Mad Fox]

Shirlington’s The Curious Grape is now open for lunch. [The Curious Grape]

Taco Bamba of Falls Church made the list for DC’s must-try tacos. [Zagat]

Eight finalists for Ballston’s Restaurant Challenge have been selected; see the contenders here. [Ballston BID]

Springfield-based business Soul Cakes by Tanya is on its way to a storefront in Lorton, thanks to Kickstarter. [WTOP]