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A Pizzeria Stabbing, Plus More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Smoothie King
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

The shutter

Dupont Circle will need to find a new source for smoothies. Signage indicates the Smoothie King at 1621 Connecticut Ave. NW is closing down tomorrow. Borderstan reports that an employee blames high rent for the shutter. [BS]


A man was stabbed outside Jumbo Pizza on U Street yesterday morning. A D.C. police report alleges two individuals were arguing over line-skipping at the pizza restaurant, then went outside, and one person was stabbed. The stabbing victim punched the assailant, knocking him unconscious, and a friend of his kicked the assailant, according to the police report. [BS]

Beer here

A reminder that D.C. Beer Week is now in full force. Find the full schedule of events here, and find Eater’s guide to the highlights here.

Video interlude

Zahav’s roasted lamb shoulder feast is so famous, even many D.C. diners are familiar with the Philadelphia restaurant’s legendary menu item. does a video of the dish’s preparation, from butcher block to table. [E]