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D.C. Chef José Andrés Wins Named James Beard 'Outstanding Chef'

José Andrés, the D.C. chef largely credited with bringing small plates to the U.S., has been named Outstanding Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation.

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Prince Charles Visits Urban Farm in D.C.

An urban farm in Washington D.C. got the royal treatment Tuesday as England's Prince Charles flew in to tour it.

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Restaurants Raise Money For Employees Out Of Work From Georgetown Flood

Several D.C. area restaurants have stepped up to "adopt" some of their fellow eateries in the wake of the Georgetown floods last week.

Starting tonight at The Front Page in Arlington, they're raising money for employees from the restaurants at Washington Harbour in Georgetown, who are expected to be out of work for the next several weeks as crews finish cleaning up flood damage.

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Vegan Bake Sales Sweep Through D.C.

Three years ago, one local man had an idea for a vegan bake sale. Now, the idea has caught on, and a network of the sales around the world have raised thousands of dollars for animal rights.

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Arlington Co. Elementary Packs Weekend Meals For Homeless Students

Students in Arlington County, Virginia are getting ready to go on spring break. While many of them look forward to the respite from classes, these breaks can prove difficult for students that rely on subsidized breakfast and lunch in school.

One school in the county is testing out a program to make sure needy students don't have to take a break from nutrition as well.

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Students Banned From Sharing Food After Suspected Marijuana Cupcake

Students at Frederick High School in Maryland are no longer allowed to bring food to share at lunchtime, after some ate a cupcake that may have been laced with marijuana.

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Proliferation of Food Trucks May Prompt Change in Law

The proliferation of food trucks has some D.C. lawmakers considering changes to how these mobile vendors are regulated and taxed. Right now, food trucks are exempted from the city's sales tax.

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Arlington Schools Help Hungry Students Beyond School Walls

An elementary school in Arlington County, Va., is partnering with a local food bank to help hungry students get the nutrition they need even when they head home for the weekend.

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