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Opening Report: Pizza Studio, Lapis Afghan Bistro Open

A change for Adams Morgan and more pizza for Dupont Circle.

Lapis Afghan Bistro
Lapis Afghan Bistro
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1) DUPONT CIRCLE: It's opening day for the new Pizza Studio in Dupont Circle. This is the second fast-casual pizza option to open in the neighborhood in recent weeks. The restaurant plans to give away free pizza from 11-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. today.

The restaurant allows customers to design their own 11-inch pizza from a choice of 35 ingredients. They're also known for displaying local artwork on the walls. They'll be donating some proceeds from sales today to Capital Area Food Bank. Status: Opening at 11 a.m. 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NWwebsite.

2) ADAMS MORGAN: Napoleon Bistro is transforming into Lapis Afghan Bistro tonight. The ownership is the same, but the new restaurant will feature Afghan recipes from the family: mother Shamim Popal will serve as executive chef. Think flatbreads, dumplings, stews and kabobs. Status: Opening tonight. 1874 Columbia Rd. NWwebsite.

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