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Famous People Who Like Pizza: For those of you who might get all giddy about sightings of Sen. John McCain around town, the Arizona Republican is apparently a regular at a newish pizzeria in Crystal City. [ARLNow]

New on 17th Street NW: If you’re looking for a new pizza option in Dupont Circle, add Pizza No. 17 to your to-do list. [Borderstan]

Underwhelmed: In today’s dining chat, Todd Kliman says Arena Stage‘s new café, Next Stage by José Andrés is in a nice setting with views of the Washington Monument. “But disappointment set in almost immediately.” Tom Sietsema had a tepid review of the offerings earlier this month. [Washingtonian, WaPo]

Marcels to Mussel: In the world of chef Robert Wiedmaier, his sous chef from Marcel’s in Foggy Bottom, Matt Hagan, is moving to Mussel Bar in Bethesda where he will be chef de cuisine. [Bethesda magazine]

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