On the latest Foodie & The Beast, David and Nycci return after a few weeks off and are ready, refreshed and vaccinated: *What's the latest at Central Farm Markets? Deb Moser always knows *Wesley Mannings, owner of Sui Generis Cocktailers, shakes up virtual cocktail programming with novel ways to host private and interactive craft cocktail classes online *DC Central Kitchen's CEO, Mike Curtin, is a man of action and used to being out there working the crowds to raise awareness of and money for DC Central Kitchen. Covid messed with his modus operandi while also putting a crimp in DCCK’s abilities to service the communities it works with and supports. A year in review *The Yardbird has landed. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, the Miami-based American restaurant, has opened its first Mid-Atlantic location in DC. Chef Patrick Rebholz talks about bringing the concept to DC and fitting in *The Gift Shop, Washington’s first retailer for discovering, appreciating, and shopping Black-owned lifestyle and home goods brands and makers, opened in February in the Union Market District. Gary Williams, Jr. of the Creative Theory Marketing Agency crafted the store’s brand and shares his story For every delicious morsel, click here.