Food news, plus the most Googled recipes of the year.
Ballston Quarter, taking over the space of the Ballston Mall, will open with a food hall featuring 18 restaurants. [WTOP]
Ten Spot Kitchen & Tap is closing in Leesburg. [The Burn]
The very boring list of most Googled recipes this year. [Food Republic]
Miso Men will replace Asian Kitchen in Arlington. [ARLnow]
Mario Batali is accused of sexual misconduct spanning decades of his career and is on a leave of absence from both his company and The Chew. [Eater]
New York City restaurateur Ken Friedman, best known nationally for the Spotted Pig with chef April Bloomfield, steps away from his company after numerous accusations of sexual harassment. [The New York Times]