ICYMI: Poke is now in the dictionary

Food news, plus there’s still hope for a beer garden in Del Ray.

Photo by Rey Lopez

Merriam-Webster adds aquafaba, fond, harissa, natto and poke to the dictionary. [Food Republic]

After more than four decades, Geranio closes in Old Town Alexandria. [Eater]

Founding Farmers will open at Reston Station on April 11. [RestonNow]

Blended beef-mushroom burgers might save the world: Find one at Sonic. [NPR]

“Think of the children!” The proposed Del Ray beer garden, The Secret Garden, is being opposed by nearby residents, but the city planning commission recommended approval. [Washington Business Journal]

A gorgeous display of online storytelling: 100 Most Jewish Foods. [Tablet Magazine]