— The Townsend, the swanky downtown cocktail bar run by Justin Elliott and Penumbral Strategic Ventures, is taking over the second floor of the building on Congress Avenue as a private event space called The Thompson Room. Elliott told Eater that he will be overlooking the food and beverage program, which will customized for every event. The group plans on finishing construction by late October.
— Check out this photo of the Ramen Tatsu-ya guys with Paul Qui in 2012.
— Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ, La Condesa, The Peached Tortilla, and Paco’s Tacos will be featured on an episode of The Cooking Channel’s Taco Trip on Tuesday, September 22 at 9 p.m.