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March 29, 2018
Press Release | Statement from Kathy E. Hollinger, President and CEO, RAMW In light of the serious allegations surrounding sexual harassment and workplace culture recently filed against restaurateur Mike Isabella and several members of his leadership team, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) Board of Directors requested that The RAMMYS judges panel convene to reconsider the restaurant...
March 26, 2018
Press Release | The Dish & Dram celebrates the Union of England and America   Fifteen cities in the US and one palace in the UK share the name “Kensington.”  Next to that iconic UK address, the best place to celebrate the upcoming royal nuptials on Saturday, May 19th is The Dish & Dram in Kensington, MD.   The restaurant literally rolls out the red carpet to celebrate...
March 19, 2018
Press Release | Washington, DC — HopFest 2018, the only DC beer festival by local brewers, for local brewers, is back for the 4th year in a row to support the DC Brewers’ Guild. Breweries from across the DMV will come together at DC Brau Brewing Company on Saturday, April 7th from 1pm to 5pm for an afternoon of hoppy beers, including old favorites, one-offs, and hard-to-find rare brews.   The...
March 14, 2018
Press Release | READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, NY (March 14, 2018) - The James Beard Foundation is proud to announce the nominees for the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards. The nominees were announced today during a breakfast at Parc by Stephen Starr in Philadelphia, co-hosted by Clare Reichenbach, CEO of the James Beard Foundation; and Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®. Levitz...
March 13, 2018
Press Release | SAN FRANCISCO -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Bookings Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today unveiled its "Open Kitchen"  initiative at SXSW2018. The PSA-style campaign spotlights the need for the restaurant industry to make a shared commitment to put an end to an exclusionary, abusive culture and...
March 12, 2018
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March 12, 2018
Press Release | BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Valley Spring Water was again recognized as the best tasting American Bottled water at the annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting, finishing second in a field of nearly 100 international competitors.   Mountain Valley has been awarded twice before at this all day event in ...
March 8, 2018
Press Release | Programming Includes Official SXSW Panel on Esports and Interactive Gaming Lab, an All-Female Music Lineup and Special Culinary Events with James Beard Nominee CHIKO, in Austin March 11-15 WASHINGTON, DC – (March 8, 2018) – As Washington, DC continues to receive national attention for its thriving culinary and entertainment scenes as well as its growing sports industry,...
February 26, 2018
Press Release | WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In year two of their partnership, Events DC and NRG Esports today announced a new training home in Washington, DC. The location will house NRG's developmental Overwatch Roster for the Contenders Series. This strategic move to Washington, DC showcases Events DC's long-term commitment to the rapidly growing esports landscape and its ecosystem in the...
February 22, 2018
Press Release | House Bill 518 supports the State’s breweries by lifting outdated restrictions on selling and purchasing craft beer ROCKVILLE, Md., February 22, 2018—The Montgomery County Council sent a letter to the chair of the Economic Matters Committee, Delegate Dereck E. Davis, in unanimous support of Maryland House Bill (HB) 518, the Reform on Tap Act. HB 518 would lift restrictions on...
February 15, 2018
Press Release | Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Restaurant Association releases its annual survey of 700 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation  – to predict food and beverage trends at restaurants in the coming year. The annual “What’s Hot” list gives a peak into which food, beverages and culinary concepts will be the...
February 7, 2018
Press Release | New report shows trends in restaurant environmental practices WASHINGTON, D.C -- The National Restaurant Association released the 2018 edition of The State of Restaurant Sustainability to highlight sustainability efforts by restaurant operators. The report provides the latest trends in environmental practices in the restaurant industry, along with consumer insights. It aims to...
February 5, 2018
Press Release | Urbana to Provide Late-Night Bites & Cocktails for Monday, Friday & Saturday Evening Shows; Firefly to Serve Brunch for Sunday Matinee Shows WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 5, 2018) – Can the Resistance rise from the Underground? And who will lead them if they can? D.C. theater company, TBD Immersive, kicks off its production of...
February 1, 2018
Press Release | Incentive program for filling Class A and B office space expands at request of Council President Riemer and Councilmember Leventhal ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2018—County Executive Isiah Leggett expanded an economic development incentive for new businesses taking office space to include craft breweries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries, which is a change requested by Montgomery County...
January 25, 2018
Press Release | RAMW member restaurants welcome fans with Auto Show specials and promotions Washington, DC (January 25, 2018) – Events DC and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are excited to welcome the 2018 Washington Auto Show from January 26 – February 4, 2018. The annual show marks a new era for Washington, DC‘s largest public show. The...

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