Posts Tagged ‘Armand’s Pizza’

86 the Whole Place

D.C. has seen a rash of high-profile restaurants shutter over the past couple months. Rising rents and a boom of competition mean if you can’t get Washington’s discerning diners to eat, you’ll be eaten. Restaurant lifespans, after all, are notoriously short even in good times. (Restaurant years are kind of like dog years in that […]

Armand’s Closing in Tenleytown

After 37 years of business, Armand’s Pizza in Tenleytown will serve its last pie on June 30. “Our rent is very expensive—$12,000 a month,” says owner Ron Newmyer, son of the restaurant's founder. “The cost of doing business these days is very, very different than even ten years ago.” Armand’s Pizza has five additional locations […]

The Real Winner of Washington’s Debt Debate: Armand’s Pizza

CNN's Eatocracy blog checks in with Ron Neumeyer, co-owner of Armand's Pizza on Capitol Hill, which saw an uptick in sales over many recent late nights of debt-ceiling debate in Congress. "Pizza seems to be the food of choice when they are arguing," says Neumeyer. "It's nice to be kind of in the buzz and […]

Early Warning: Brew at the Zoo

Like beer? How about animals? Yes? Well, you're in luck. The annual "Brew at the Zoo" event at the National Zoo is scheduled for Thursday, August 20. Sponsored by Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), the event will raise funds for the Zoo's education, sustainability, and conservation programs. Tickets are $35 for FONZ members; $50 […]