Here’s what the Loop is reading Wednesday morning:

Local “Top Chef” contestant Mike Isabella is part of the State Department’s new chef corps. (Astrid Riecken/FTWP)

Better than one — The Castro twins are the new darlings of the Democratic convention. Julian is mayor of San Antonio, and Joaquin is running for Congress in Texas. Our colleagues at the Reliable Source have the backstory on this rising-star duo.

Check, one, two... — The Fact Checker is working overtime to call out the falsehoods, embellishments and omissions emanating from Charlotte, N.C.