ICYMI: Continental Beer Garden opens today

Food news, plus a Gainesville restaurant owner is raising money to eliminate school lunch debt.

Continental Beer Garden
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Boxwood Estate Winery in Middleburg celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend with the release of Boxwood Estate Reserve, a Bordeaux-style blend and its first sauvignon blanc. [Facebook]

Continental Beer Garden opens tomorrow with 10 taps of German and Virginia beers, plus sangria, punches and slushies. [Eater]

Former politician Rob Krupicka is spreading the gospel of Sugar Shack doughnuts and tapping into Together We Bake graduates for his employees. [Washington City Paper]

The New York Times‘ cooking section is now under a paywall. Subscribers will get access, or there’s a $5 monthly charge. [New York Times]

Gainesville’s Maaza 29 is donating $1 from every entree to Help PWC Kids Pay for Lunch so families who owe more than $50 to Prince William County will not be turned over to collections.  [GoFundMe]

Joe Yonan swears beets can sub for tuna in this poke recipe. [Washington Post]

Two studies report varying findings on how a $15 minimum wage impacts the Seattle restaurant industry and its workers. [The New York Times]