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Pret A Manger Closes for Renovations; A Baked Joint Bans Computers and Study Material

Plus, new details about Pizzeria Vetri

Pret A Manger at 1155 F Street NW
Pret A Manger at 1155 F Street NW

METRO CENTER— The Pret A Manger location at 1155 F Street NW has closed temporarily for renovations. Employees will be outside every day this week to spread the word and give away treats like coffee, cookies, and croissants. The shop should reopen in May with twice the seating capacity. [EaterWire]

MT. VERNON TRIANGLE— Washington City Paper reports A Baked Joint has banned both computers and study material from the bakery. A sign on the door declaring the new rules appeared over the weekend. [WCP]

U STREET— Pizzeria Vetri menu details are emerging. Expect wood-fired pies like a classic Margherita, rectangular pizza al taglio, and rotolo (a pizza dough pinwheel filled with ricotta and mortadella). The popular Philly pizzeria is aiming for a June opening in D.C. [EaterWire]