As always, there's no shortage of local food and drink news. Here's are some stories you might find of interest.
Michael Neibauer of the Washington Business Journal reports that the Chick-fil-A on Maryland Avenue NE is up for sale. As Neibauer explains, the news doesn't mean that the restaurant is closing, but rather that the property owner could be looking at a handsome profit.
New Chick-fil-A at 1401 Maryland Ave. NE is for sale. Release describes it as "Trophy $8.4M Chick-fil-A Drive-Thru." 25-year lease.— Michael Neibauer (@WBJNeibs) July 26, 2017
Eater has details and photos of Spigot and Spile and Blue Diner that are coming to 1248–1250 H Street NE. It sounds like they could be opening soon.
Craft Beer Cellar (301 H Street NE, Ste. A) will celebrate their first anniversary Saturday, August 5th 10 am–10 pm. Lone Pint Brewery of Magnolia, Texas will make its East Coast debut. The event will also feature beer releases from Allagash, Fantome, and Grimm, as well as an afternoon tasting (1–4 pm) from Oliver Brewing. Stop by to celebrate and maybe snag some brewery swag.