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Washington Post Lifestyle: Pizzeria Paradiso turns 20

Washington Post LifestylePIZZA DATES: Ruth Gresser is celebrating two decades of pizzamaking with a week-long numbers theme: “Everything is about the 20s,” says the Washington chef-restaurateur, who introduced her first Pizzeria Paradiso in Dupont Circle on Nov. 8, 1991, and went on to open branches in Georgetown (2002) and Alexandria (2010).

On Nov. 9, Gresser’s three pizzerias are offering all-you-can-eat pie and up to two beers per person for $20. On Nov. 11, a patron’s first brew will cost 20 cents. The next day, dining room customers will pay the same amount per topping, for up to three adornments. And come Sunday, the Old Town branch is offering a make-your-own demonstration by Gresser and giving away the first 20 pies made by children.