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Il Canale Among Winners at Las Vegas Pizza Expo

March 28, 2017

The il Canale, Georgetown, team competed with pizza makers from around the world at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas this week, and won a coveted 4th place in the Pizza Napoletana category. 

Master pizza chef Carlos Salvatierra captured the honor.  More than 40 others competed against Carlos. Congratulate him at the pizza oven when he returns to il Canale on 31st Street NW.

The ingredients he used at the Expo included San Marzano tomato sauce, buffalo cheese, basil, olive oil, natural yeast and flour double zero brand Polselli.

The il Canale team attending the event were (as shown in the picture); Alona (staff waitress), Teresa Farruggio (wife of owner Joe), general manager Matteo Russoniello, Carlos the pizza maker, Vincenzo Farruggio (Joe's brother) and his wife, and il Canale owner Joe Farruggio.

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O Magazine and Talbots Partner for Dress for Success

February 20, 2017

(Photo by: talbots.com)

Tuesday, February 21, The Talbots O Magazine Collection will hit stores nationwide and online. Consisting of nine easy pieces, this capsule collection can easily be mixed and matched with items already found in one's wardrobe. 

Last year, O Magazine and Talbots launched their first-time ever capsule collection benefitting Dress for Success, a nonprofit that empowering women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.Raising $1 million and collecting over 4,000 boxes of clothing, the partnership was such a success that the two teamed up once again this year to release a second exclusive limited-edition capsule collection, with 30% of net proceeds once again benefiting the nonprofit. 

This cause marketing campaign is all about women supporting women. In addition to shopping the collection, customers can also give back in two other ways – by donating gently worn work attire from March 2nd to March 5th at their local Talbots or by making a monetary donation in store or online

Monetary donations will be accepted February 21st – April 2nd and nearly gently worn work attire may be donated March 3rd – March 6th at these Talbots stores.


(Photo by: talbots.com)

Here is a listing of Washington, DC area Talbots stores:

601 North Washington St
Alexandria, VA 22314

Montgomery Mall
7101 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817

The Shops at Wisconsin Place
5320 Western Place
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Tysons Corner
8022 Tysons Corner Center
McLean, VA 22102

Reston Town Center
11888 Market Street
Reston, VA, 20190

Fairfax Oaks Mall
11815L Fair Oaks
Fairfax, VA, 22033

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Congratulations to Page Evans and John Corey!

January 22, 2017

Instead of watching the Trump Inauguration, Page Evans and John Corey inaugurated a marriage!

Page and John with their children (Photo by: Oliver Devine) Page and John with their children


John and Page met on Valentine's Day, 2015 and had their first date a year later, on Valentine's Day, 2016.

Page and John at Gulf Stream Golf Club in Gulf Stream, Florida, at sunset. (Photo by: Oliver Devine) Page and John at Gulf Stream Golf Club in Gulf Stream, Florida, at sunset.


Congratulations to Page & John and their beautiful family!





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