The Beer Scene Gets Weird and Morning Roundup

The Woodmans hire a new chef at Birdhouse (Jes Werkmeister), a Q&A with Marta Lindsey of Ole’s Cannoli (here’s our taste of her wares), how the beer scene is getting weird, the Well Fed Guide to Life heads to the 1029 bar for Smack Shack lobster rolls, and all the details on the Meritage Oysterfest next month. Also: We’re off to the Fair today. Follow the feast in real time (@heavytable on Twitter), and check out our semi-comprehensive guide to everything edible at the Fair tomorrow morning.