Tag Archive for pizza

DC Restaurant Offers Free Pizza to Journalists Following Assault on Guardian Reporter

Source: Washingtonian Food

Pi Pizza declared Thursday “Love a Journalist Day” and will give a pizza to anyone holding press credentials, a business card, or other identifying materials. “In light of the physical and figurative assaults on our journalists and real news, we at Pi want to thank the hardworking reporters, producers, editors, photographers, videographers and all those […]

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The Activated Charcoal Trend Is Now Taking Over Your Pizza

Source: Washingtonian Food

Activated charcoal has become a trendy ingredient among detox seekers. While the yoga set incorporates it into cold-pressed juices and smoothies, chef John Mooney of Bidwell (1309 Fifth St., NE) had a less virtuous idea for it—pizza crust. His rationale: “Charcoal is a natural alkaline, and it’s a purifying element. People who eat a lot of […]

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You Can Now Chase a Cereal Milk Cream Soda Cookie With a Cereal Milk Cream Soda

Source: Washingtonian Food

Get ready for something sweet—really, really sweet. Michael Lastoria, CEO of the DC-based &pizza chain, and Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi have joined forces for a mashup that may just kill your molars: a cereal milk cream soda cookie, which you can chase with a cereal milk cream soda. “It feels like something you know, but something that you can’t […]

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Feeling lucky? This food truck lets you spin a wheel for a 99-cent pizza.

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

The prize wheel isn’t one of those hand-cranked spinners with a clicker on top and a teeny-tiny sliver devoted to the only gift anyone would care to claim. No, this is an electronic iPad prize wheel, and half the slots will earn you a 99-cent pizza. There’s a caveat: You have to hand over your […]

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Pi Day Pizza and Pie Specials Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

It’s a snowy Pi Day (3.14, get it?), and a variety of restaurants and bakeries are offering warming slices of pie and pizza. Just call in advance to make sure the weather hasn’t caused any changes in plan. Pizza and Drink specials at Pizzeria Paradiso 2003 P St., NW; 3282 M St., NW; 124 King St,, Alexandria All […]

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Pi & Snow Day Specials

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Sure, you might have gotten pretty close to failing trig in high school, but forget about your mathematical angst because today (3/14!!!) is the one day of the year where numbers are actually COOL. And by cool we mean delicious. From sweet to savory, we have a nice little roundup of all of D.C.’s best […]

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BYT Fast Casual Guide

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

D.C. is fast casual paradise. We could write a think piece about how the ephemeral and transitory nature of the District makes it fertile grounds for these trendy, in between concepts, but that would 1. be boring and 2. wouldn’t matter. The why isn’t important. What is important is that in a couple hours you’re […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Mulling Clarendon Location

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Source: ARLnow

Pete’s New Haven Apizza is preparing to downsize its space in Clarendon, and Dunkin’ Donuts is considering filling it. Multiple sources tell ARLnow.com that Dunkin’ reps have taken a close look at the space at the corner of Clarendon Blvd and N. Garfield Street. A leasing chart for the building, however, still lists the space as unfilled. There are existing Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Ballston and Courthouse but not in Clarendon. Permits have been issued to alter the existing Pete’s dining room and kitchen, reducing the overall size of the restaurant. Co-owner Joel Mehr says the pizzeria remain open during the process. …

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Declaration Wants to Be Your Pre-Game Spot for Nationals Games

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Source: Washingtonian Food

Declaration, the founding fathers-themed restaurant in Shaw, will open a second location within a block of Nationals Park by November. (Unfortunately just after baseball season.) The casual restaurant will continue to offer pizzas inspired by the original 13 colonies, which are all priced at $17.76 (get it?). However, executive Chef Demetrio Zavala, who also oversees sister […]

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Federalist Pig serves some of the finest barbecue in Washington

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

A roll of butcher paper hangs next to the touch-screen register at Federalist Pig. The thick, porous paper, frequently used to wrap briskets during the final hours of their smoke bath, serves a more thankless task at pitmaster Rob Sonderman’s new barbecue joint: It lists the meats and sides that have sold out for the […]

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Best Pizza In D.C.

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

In honor of National Pizza Week, our roundup of DC’s finest pies

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The Best Pizza Places From Our 100 Very Best Restaurants List

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Source: Washingtonian Food

It’s a great time for pizza in Washington. Ambitious chefs are tackling the humble pie, and turning rounds into something spectacular. Here are the top spots from our 2017 100 Very Best Restaurants list. All-Purpose 1250 Ninth St., NW; 202-849-6174 No disrespect to the Neapolitan pies that have dominated the scene for the last decade, […]

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Domino’s Planning First Dine-In Location in Arlington

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Source: ARLnow

Domino’s Pizza is planning to open its first dine-in location in Arlington. | As detailed in an item on the County Board’s Saturday agenda, Domino’s is planning to move its current pizzeria at 2923 S. Glebe Road, in the Arlington Ridge Shopping Center, to the ground floor of the Camden Potomac Yard Apartments. That’s the same location, at 3535 S. Ball Street, as a former Jerry’s Subs and Pizza restaurant. The new location will include 18 dine-in seats, a first for a Domino’s in Arlington County. The County Board item is a site plan amendment to allow delivery service from the new storefront. …

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A New Kind of Corner Grocery Comes to H Street Corridor

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Source: Washingtonian Food

Kurt Hansen, the owner of Old City Market and Oven on K Street, grew up in New York City. He’s had every kind of job you can think of, beginning with summers spent clamming along the coast of NY at fourteen, to a four-year stint as a photography assistant. He’s even dabbled as a jazz trumpeter. But mostly, he’s worked in restaurants and as a lawyer. In 1977, at the behest of a friend, Hansen moved to Washington DC and began working as a dishwasher the Tune Inn Restaurant & Bar in Capitol Hill. It wasn’t long before he moved up …

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DC-Based &pizza Chain Receives $25 Million in Funding, Expands to NYC

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Source: Washingtonian Food

Washington has become a hotbed for fast-casual chains, with homegrown brands like Sweetgreen and Cava Grill finding huge success; both the salad shop and Mediterranean eatery received multi-million dollar investments last year, and expanded to the West Coast (among other locations). Now the DC-based &pizza chain is revving up for growth along the East Coast  after receiving $25 million in funding, led by Avalt. The Boston investment firm has backed major restaurant chains such as Outback Steakhouse and Dunkin’ Donuts. The first &pizza location opened on H Street, Northeast in 2012, offering customizable, oblong-shaped pizzas with unlimited toppings. CEO

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