EaterWire: Bittner Returns to Pilar; Jayson Werth Gnome Cookies

Missy Frederick
August 25, 2014

GIMMICKS— It's happening. District Desserts has made cookies in tribute to the ridiculously popular Jayson Werth garden gnome that the Nats gave away. [Twitter]

LOGAN CIRCLE— Chef Justin Bittner tells Don Rockwell he'll be returning to Bar Pilar, where he was chef for several years. The chef recently left 8407 Kitchen + Bar. He'll now be working under Jesse Miller. [DR]

PENN QUARTER— Frederick de Pue is planning a Mad Men-themed menu for September at Menu MBK. He'll serve up reto dishes like oysters Rockefeller, beef Wellington and cheese fondue. [EaterWire]