ICYMI: Señor Ramon will open third taqueria in Chantilly

Food news, plus the possible demise of pour-over coffee.

Beef empanada at Señor Ramon Taqueria / Photo by Rey Lopez

After almost 50 years in Old Town Alexandria, La Cuisine (profiled in the magazine last summer) will close at the end of this month. [Alexandria Times]

Are machines taking over pour-over coffee culture? [Wall Street Journal]

Señor Ramon Taqueria will open a third shop in Chantilly. [Facebook]

2018 restaurant predictions from local food writers. [Eater]

A wishlist (and nightmare scenarios) for the food world in 2018. [Food Republic]

Pete Wells: “Something has gone grotesquely wrong when chefs brag that the chickens they buy lived happy, stress-free lives, but can’t promise us that the women they employ aren’t being assaulted in the storage room.” [The New York Times]