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March 7, 2016
Press Release | Contact: Avery Lewis Linda Roth Associates, Inc. avery@lindarothpr.com 202-888-3569     Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2016 RAMMY Awards Finalists Winners in 20 Regional Award Categories Announced June 12   Washington, DC (March 7, 2016)—Top industry professionals gathered tonight at The Hamilton Live at The Hamilton as the Restaurant...
February 9, 2016
Press Release | 61% of New Customers are 34 years old and Younger Washington, DC – Today, the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority (HBX) released preliminary individual marketplace data for the third open enrollment period for DCHealthLink.com, the District’s online health insurance marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses. The third open enrollment period for individuals and...
February 5, 2016 to February 6, 2016
Press Release | Alexandria Brewery Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with Events and a New Beer Launch Alexandria, Va. —January 13, 2016 —Port City Brewing Company, based in Alexandria, Virginia, celebrates its 5th anniversary in 2016. Festivities will kick off with several events over the month of February, including an anniversary party at the brewery and a pub crawl in D.C. In addition, a special...
January 28, 2016
Press Release | 34th Annual Gala Returns to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 12   Washington, DC (January 28, 2016)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for The 34th Annual RAMMY Awards, which will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, June 12, 2016.   “For the third year, we...
January 27, 2016
Press Release | Debuts Traditional Turkish-style Meyhane in April Regional Foods and Wines Highlighted  Washington, DC - (January 14, 2016) – To further introduce Washingtonians to the delights of Turkish cuisine and culture, Ankara introduces their new Crossroads Dinner Series focused on the intersection of food, wine and decades old traditions enjoyed throughout the region. The...
January 27, 2016
Press Release | James Beard award winning chef’s famed Italian restaurant to open in Mt. Vernon Square’s City Vista in late winter WASHINGTON, January 27, 2016 –Award-winning chef Michael Schlow, owner and operator of TICO on DC’s 14th Street corridor, and The Riggsby in the Carlyle Hotel in Dupont Circle, will soon bring his popular Italian restaurant, Alta Strada to Mt. Vernon...
January 12, 2016
Press Release | DOZENS OF CELEBRATED CHEFS, COOKBOOK AUTHORS, ARTISANS & MIXOLOGISTS UNITE TO RAISE FUNDS & AWARENESS FOR TWO DC-BASED CHARITIES ORGANIZATIONS – DC CENTRAL KITCHEN & MARTHA’S TABLE Saturday, January 23rd (Sips) & Sunday, January 24th, 2016 (Suppers) (WASHINGTON DC) – 2016 has arrived, and locals and visitors alike are invited to kick off the New Year in a...
December 31, 2015
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) December 30, 2015 – Starting January 1, 2016, District businesses and organizations that serve food will no longer be able to use containers or other food service products made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as foam or Styrofoam™. Passed by the DC Council in June 2014, the ban will reduce trash pollution in the District’s waterways. Foam litter is...
December 21, 2015
Press Release | WASHINGTON, DC (December 1, 2015) – On Thursday, December 31st Poste and Stella Artois will host a New Year’s Eve Winter Wonderland on the restaurant’s popular outdoor patio. Poste will be transformed into a polar palace where you can relax next to ice sculptures and grab a drink from the double ice luge.  Stay toasty near heaters and fire pits while listening to DJ Lu-Han...
December 15, 2015
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) December 15, 2015 – In a ceremony last night at the residence of Danish Ambassador Lars Gert Lose, Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) Director, Tommy Wells presented the 2015 District Sustainability Awards to recognize outstanding achievements and leadership in sustainability. The honorees support the goals of the District’s sustainability plan, Sustainable...
December 9, 2015
Press Release |     First-of-its-kind App Offers Table-Side Ordering, Carryout, Delivery and Easy Pay Options   Washington, D.C., December 8, 2015 – A Washington, D.C., startup company, eleattm, today launched a first-of-its kind mobile dining app designed to transform the dining experience by giving customers and restaurants more control, choice and convenience. The eleat app gives...
November 24, 2015
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser, At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange, and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans joined Events DC – the convention and sports authority for the District – to announce six new retail and restaurant tenants that will soon occupy spaces that have been vacant for years at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. These businesses will...
October 22, 2015
Press Release | MCLEAN, VA - On Sunday, November 1, 2015, the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation will host its inaugural Celebrate Every Breath Gala: A Grand Chefs Event Presented by CIM Group at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner in McLean, VA. This new and exciting gala promises to be an elegant evening of culinary creativity, interactive dining, aromatic wines and...
September 10, 2015
Press Release | Washington, DC - Events DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington along with its members are proud to celebrate the tradition of the college football experience and honor the heritage and excellence of Historically Black Colleges and Universities during the 5th annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® weekend from September 16-20, 2015. The football game features...
September 8, 2015
Press Release | Washington, DC – Restaurant services vendor HostMe, LLC announced today the complete product launch of HostMe, a modern, customizable front-of-house system that is already revolutionizing the way restaurants do business. “We’re excited to truly bring restaurant management into the digital era,” said co-founder Evgeny Popov. “Where other vendors have...

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