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A History of the Pizza Saver, Plus More Intel

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Another day, another set of celebrities hitting up Fiola Mare. This time, it’s Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King, who had brunch at the Georgetown waterfront destination after a visit to the Smithsonian National Museum for African American History and Culture. Salads and a seafood tower were involved. Did Fiola Mare fan Michelle Obama make the recc? [RS]

The shutter

Sorry, Arlington. Lunch regulars will have to make do without the Cosi in Courthouse. It’s the second Cosi to close in the area recently. [ARLNOW]

Stop it

Restaurants, Zagat is sick of your small plates and your s’mores and your televisions. The publication runs down what restaurants should quit doing, like trying to snatch back cocktail menus immediately after handing them over. [Zagat]

In the "always wondered about" category...

...what’s the deal with those pizza savers on top of delivery pies (said in Seinfeld voice, natch)? Eater.com asks the question as part of its Delivery Week, and figures out the history behind the "pizza saver."

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