Food news, plus a Milk Bar pop-up at Tysons Corner.
AhSo opens today with upscale modern American food, and prices that include the tip. [The Burn]
L’Academie de Cuisine, the region’s top culinary school producing Carla Hall of Top Chef and The Chew and Aaron Silverman of Pineapple and Pearls, closed abruptly last week. Clarity’s Jonathan Krinn started a GoFundMe page for the owners and by reading the comments, not everyone is feeling as generous. [The Washington Post]
Dominion Pint, from the team behind D.C.’s Meridian Pint, will open in Arlington next year. [Eater]
Del Ray news: FireFlies closes and the team behind Live Oak will take over the space. [Patch]
Milk Bar is hosting a pop-up shop in Tysons Corner Mall (next to Santa, near Nordstrom), selling peppermint cornflake marshmallow cookies, crack pie and other sundry. [Eater]
IPAs still reign the beer world, but now it’s the hazy, juicy New England-style rather than the aggressively bitter signature of the West Coast. [Punch]