room-service story
 n.— «First, Carl Pavano enclosed himself in a small office in the Legends Field home clubhouse Friday, and a few minutes later, at 12:57, Mike Mussina joined his estranged teammate. And that is what people in the media business refer to as a “room-service story.” They emerged 11 minutes later, both smiling, neither with any apparent bruises or cuts, and imagine this: The meeting might have accomplished some good.» —“Peace talk a good start” by Ken Davidoff Newsday Feb. 17, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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