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9:30 Club hosts street fusion of beats, eats, and booze

Two of DC’s boldest cultural aspects – tasty food and “groovy” music – came together for the 3rd Annual Soundbites, a local charity event last Sunday, May 20th at the 9:30 Club (815 V St., NW). The annual fundraiser which raised more than $50,000 was bigger than ever and took up over half of [...]

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Sip Your Way to The RAMMYS with RAMW’s Month-long Cocktail Promotion

One of DC’s hottest events of the year, The RAMMY Awards, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) annual restaurant industry awards gala, is rapidly approaching, and DC metro-area residents once again have a chance to score a pair of coveted tickets to the highly-anticipated gala by simply sipping a cocktail (twist your arm, right?!). From [...]

DC Caceres prepares to create more traditional cocktails

A Taste of the RAMMYs and South of the Border

Although World Cocktail Week may be over, the spirit of great American cocktails lives on. The excitement for Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) 2012 RAMMYs began to build as this year’s nominees for Best Mixology Program met for a private cocktail tasting Monday night at Mike Isabella’s Graffiato. Each nominee crafted a unique cocktail for [...]


Washington, DC area Restaurants and Chefs receive James Beard Award Nominations.

It’s that time of year again. The countdown to May and the annual James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards has begun. Today the nominations of the semifinalists for the Restaurant and Chef Awards, were announced. Judges from across the country will take a look at the list below and vote to narrow it down [...]

Charity Fundraiser

DC Chefs to Participate in the 10th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair to Benefit the Washington Human Society.

The 10th Annual Sugar and Champagne Affair to benefit the Washington Humane Society (WHS), brings together DC’s very best pastry chefs and animal lovers for a very important cause — to honor “man’s best friend”.
On February 1, 2011 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. the popular Sugar and Champagne annual event will treat [...]

Restaurant Information/Press

Restaurant News & Gossip. Who's opening?

There has been a lot restaurant news lately. There are a lot of new restaurant openings and many that are coming soon. Check out the list below for the scoop. Tom Sietsema’s chat was chock full o’ tid bits. Mark your calendars, foodies. Every Thursday at 11 a.m. Tom dishes it up and answers diner’s [...]


Rammy's Winners — drumroll please …

Last Night, Sunday, June 7, 2009 the 27th Annual Rammy’s Awards Gala was hosted by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. From the looks of the crowd of over 1,400 restaurant industry guests at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Woodley Park, I’d say that DC is in fact doing fine, just fine. Some attribute [...]