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A Cosi Casualty, Plus More in Morning Briefing

Mini news bites for the morning

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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

The pending shutter

Borderstan talks to several employees at the Cosi near Dupont Circle, who say the location's about to close. An email alert was also sent out to some customers confirming the closure today. [Borderstan]

An octopus's garden in a glass

D.C. now has not one, but two squid ink-spiked, tentacle-garnished Bloody Mary riffs. Jardenea has just debuted a drink garnished with a whole baby octopus. That joinsthe Pantera, a staple over Del Campo. [Washingtonian, EDC]

Young chefs love doughnuts

Eater has some fun stats derived from the pool of nominations for Eater Young Guns. There are 12 applications mentioning doughnuts, three citing poke, 21 from a candidate's mom, and only 2.9% of noms hailing from the Mid-Atlantic region. [E]

Party at the Prospect

The new Power Hour at the Prospect sounds...ambitious. One hour means 60 songs and a DJ leading dancers through 60 shots of beer. [FB]