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October 29, 2013
Press Release | Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 29, 2013   Streetsense, a multidisciplinary firm specializing in retail, restaurant, hospitality, and real estate solutions, announced today that it has acquired two firms – Food Culture of Miami, Florida and Financial Foods of Bethesda, Maryland – to create a new line of concept development and operational consultancy services for restaurant...
October 21, 2013
News | BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based software company for managing restaurant beverage programs, is pleased to announce that the top award winning restaurants and sommeliers across the U.S. use its solution to manage their wine, beer and liquor. Each year the editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine honor the individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements in the wine...
September 27, 2013
Members in the News | By Ethan Rothstein, ARLnow Alex Robertson was working as an IT manager when, for a charity event, he visited some local retailers to have them donate gift certificates to raise money. One by one, he would walk in and see every restaurant, every coffee shop, every boutique had a different method for gift certificates; Some took as long as 15 minutes to provide one. “I saw it as...
September 19, 2013
Hot Topics | By Rebecca Cooper , Washington Business Journal Alexandria tourism officials want people to know the city is more than its history, that there's more going on than period costumes and ghost tours. The new branding campaign, "Extraordinary Alexandria," was released Wednesday at the Old Town Theatre by the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association. It's the first...
September 19, 2013
Members in the News | Washington, DC (September 19, 2013)—Oyster lovers: mark your calendars for Saturday, October 26, 2013, as Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place will host the first annual Georgetown Shuck It! Oyster Festival at Washington Harbour on the Georgetown Waterfront, from 2 to 6pm. The highlight of Shuck It! is the variety of oysters from Maryland, New England and Canada. Oysters confirmed from...
September 16, 2013
Hot Topics | Michael Neibauer , Washington Business Journal September 17, 2013 Among the bevy of minimum wage hike bills introduced by D.C. Council members Tuesday is one that may destroy Chef Geoff. So wrote Geoffrey Tracy, aka Chef Geoff, in a letter to Councilman Vincent Orange, D-At large, whose proposed legislation would raise the minimum wage for tipped restaurant employees from $2.77 to $8.75...
August 28, 2013
Members in the News | August 28, 2013 (Washington, DC) - Events DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washingtonalong 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 3rd annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®weekend from September 5-8, 2013. The football game...
August 28, 2013
Members in the News | August 28, 2013 (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 3rd annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® weekend from September 5-8, 2013. The football...
August 28, 2013
Hot Topics | August 28, 2013 (Washington, DC) - In a press release distributed this morning, the District's Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) unveiled a new alcoholic beverage warning sign that will be posted in approximately 1,800 ABC licensed establishments in the District. Licensees are required to post the new sign in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises by Wednesday, Nov. 27...
August 12, 2013
Members in the News | Washington, DC (August 1, 2013)—Cafe Deluxe is excited to announce its fifth location, slated to debut Spring of 2014.  The American bistro serving fresh and innovative classics will be bringing its bustling neighborhood restaurant to the West End situated at the corner of  22nd and M Streets, NW on the ground floor of the currently under construction Hilton Garden Inn.  From...
August 12, 2013
Members in the News | SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based software company managing restaurant beverage programs, is pleased to announce a partnership with Wine Enthusiast Companies, Inc., the prominent New York City-based multi-channel marketer. This strategic partnership is aimed to increase awareness of technology available to the restaurant industry."We are...
July 15, 2013
Members in the News | By Maura Judkis, The Washington Post July 16, 2013Many Washington area diners are savvy about where their food comes from; hundreds of thousands visit area farmers markets every year. But the local-food movement is more than markets, as Stacey Price, executive director of Think Local First D.C., will be the first to remind people.People seem to be getting the message. Eat Local First Week,...
July 15, 2013
Members in the News | By Anna Spiegal, Washingtonian July 16, 2013Another branch of Founding Farmers is headed towards Tysons Galleria. The Farmers Restaurant Group announced plans to open a third branch at 1800 Tysons Boulevard in the spring of 2014, joining locations in downtown DC and Rockville and sister restaurant Farmers Fishers Bakers in Georgetown.The restaurant will open in the former Inox...
July 15, 2013
Members in the News | By Jessica Stidham, Washington City Paper July 16, 2013D.C.’s fourth annual Belgian Restaurant Week is upon us. Through Sunday, eight participating restaurants—B Too, Belga Cafe, Brasserie Beck, Et Voila!, Granville Moore’s, Locolat Cafe, Mussel Bar & Grille, and Le Pain Quotidien—will offer $20 prix fixe lunches and $35 dinners.In addition, look out for hop-...
July 9, 2013
Members in the News | By Joan Verdon, North Jersey News July 10, 2013Shake Shack, the super-popular burgers, hot dogs, fries, and milkshake restaurant that has drawn lines of customers everywhere it has opened, from Manhattan to Washington, D.C. to Istanbul, said Wednesday that it is coming to Paramus.Edwin Bragg, director of marketing and communications for Shake Shack, confirmed what has been rumored...

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