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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan September 7, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

Busy Union Market

Man Accused of Writing Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Chinatown Called Himself a Monk — The man who allegedly wrote the word “JEW” several times on a crosswalk in Chinatown was a self-proclaimed clergyman. [Washington Post]

Milk Cows Become Meat at Masa 14 — The chef at this popular 14th Street restaurant is putting retired dairy cows on the menu. The beef, says chef Ryan Ratino, is “not extremely high in marble content” and is cooked sous vide and roasted with brown butter. [Washington City Paper]

‘Historic Moment’ As New Zoning Regs Take Effect — New D.C. zoning regulations officially took effect yesterday, leading the associate director of the D.C. Office of Planning to call the moment “historic.” Among other things, new regulations mean relaxed restrictions on dwelling units, corner stores in more rowhouses and a new definition of “fast food,” meaning better permitting of forthcoming fast casual joints. [Washington City Paper]

Toli Moli Now Sells Savory Noodles — The Union Market vendor now sells two savory two noodle salads in addition to its menu of Burmese desserts. [DCist]

Green Day to Play at 9:30 Club Next Month — The pop punk band is slated to play the concert venue on Oct. 3, so here’s our obligatory “Wake Me Up When September Ends” joke. [WTOP]

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