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March 27, 2009
Members in the News | D.C. Restaurateurs Get Around To Stay on Top of the CompetitionBy Melissa McCartSpecial to The Washington PostWednesday, March 4, 2009; F01Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj might shake more than 100 hands as he makes the rounds of his six dining rooms every night, but his visits are not just for the meet-and-greet. He's also inspecting.Take one evening at Ardeo in Cleveland Park, where he has stopped to...
March 26, 2009
Members in the News | Featured in politico March 23,2009    By ANDIE COLLER Breakfast is too early, dinner is expendable, but don’t mess with lunch. That’s the verdict of Washington’s power-lunch set, who say economic downturn be damned — some conversations need to be had over a white tablecloth, or at least accented with some fresh-ground pepper. It’s not that people aren...
March 25, 2009
Press Release | Wednesday, March 25th, 2009Contact:  Betsy Allman(202)331-5990betsy@ramw.orgTHE RAMMYS – 2009 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED2009 RAMMY FinalistsNeighborhood Gathering PlaceBelga Café, Washington DC; Cork ,Washington DC; EatBar, Arlington VA; The Liberty Tavern, Arlington VA; Marvin Washington DCUpscale Casual Bastille, Alexandria VA; Majestic Café, Alexandria VA; Oyamel, Washington...
March 3, 2009
Members in the News | Featured in The Wall Street Journal (January 28, 2009) By KATY MCLAUGHLIN In 1991, a young chef named José Andrés arrived in the U.S. from Spain with $48 in his pocket. At the time, hardly any American diners even knew what Spanish cuisine was.Today, Spanish food is one of the hottest things in high-end dining. Last week, Mr. Andrés's newest restaurant, the Bazaar by Jos...
February 23, 2009
Tidbits | While New York Bleeds Washington ThrivesBy Peter Coy, BusinessWeek.comFeb 20th, 2009At the same time Wall Street is losing jobs and prestige, the nation's capital is gaining steam as it ramps up to fight the recessionLook out, New York. Washington is gaining on you.As the nation's most populous metro area feels Wall Street's pain, the fourth-largest -- Washington -- is barely sensing the...
February 20, 2009
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February 19, 2009
Members in the News | Featured in The Washington Post Thursday, February 19, 2009; Page H01 A Green Scene at Founding FarmersBy: Jura KonciusFounding Farmers, a restaurant at 1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW that opened five months ago, takes green design to a new level. The restaurant not only ladles out organic oatmeal, it surrounds customers with Earth-friendly interiors combining recycled whitewashed barn wood and high-...
February 18, 2009
Members in the News | FOX 5 NewsDiners Flock toRestaurant Week DealsBy: Roby ChavezWASHINGTON - Restaurant Week in DC started Monday and will continue until February 22nd.Nearly 200 restaurants are participating and chefs are hoping to get local residents to the table for the right price of $35.09 for a three-course meal. Lunch prices are $20.09 for the same.Restaurant Week is a chance to win back customers taken out...
February 4, 2009
Hot Topics | Featured in- The Hill Posted: 02/03/09 04:44 PM [ET] By Albert Eisele President Obama’s pledge to embrace the capital’s social life and dine out more often may prove to be a boon for some Washington-area restaurants, but it’s come too late to save several well-known eateries from succumbing to economic indigestion. “There’s more optimism than you might think,”...
February 2, 2009
Members in the News |    From CNN Producer Rachel Streitfeld  WASHINGTON (CNN)– President Barack Obama pledged to bring change to Washington.Now that he's moved to town, local restaurant owners are hoping he'll keep his campaign promise.After eight years of largely being ignored by a homebody president, Washington restaurateurs are throwing open their doors to the new first family...
January 30, 2009
Hot Topics | Featured in MSNBC News updated 5:35 p.m. ET, Wed., Jan. 28, 2009 Hot dining spots in Obama’s WashingtonA look at where the new Democratic elite will meet to eatBy: Alexander Zaitchik For eight years the White House was occupied by two Texan shut-ins who made no secret of the fact that they prefer the scrub flatlands of central Texas to the bright if low-lying lights of Washington, D.C. This...
January 23, 2009
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January 22, 2009
Press Release | For Immediate Release:January 22, 2009        Contact: Rebecca Pawlowski                                   Contact: Betsy AllmanDestination DC           ...
January 14, 2009
Tidbits | DC restaurants continue to be one of the reasons to visit the Nation's Capital. Read the why The New York Times deemed DC as one of the Top 44 Places to Go in 2009.
January 14, 2009
Members in the News | Several local restaurants are mentioned in a New York Times article published January 13, 2009 on the many dining options that the Obamas' will have in the city. Also, there's a great quote by Lynne Breaux, President of RAMW. To read the article click here.Members mentioned in the article: Bobby Van's Steakhouse, Ben's Chili Bowl, Smith and Wollensky, Mortons, The Capital Grille, Cork Wine Bar,...

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