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New Las Vegas Organization Promises to Open Doors for Women Chefs

January 8, 2020
Original content: Eater Las Vegas by Susan Stapleton Jan 8, 2020, 9:00am PST A new Las Vegas-based organization plans to bring together female restaurant industry mentors with newcomers to help them navigate the hospitality world. Elizabeth Blau of Blau + Associates and restaurants such as Honey Salt and Buddy V’s Ristorante and Mary Choi Kelly of MCK Leadership Talent Group co-founded the Women’s Hospitality Initiative that kicks off its efforts with a screening of the documentary A Fine Line followed by nibbles and networking with some of the powerful women chefs of Las Vegas...Read more

Raise a Pint with the DC Brewing Community at HopFest 2020

January 7, 2020
DC Brau to Host the DC Brewers’ Guild’s Sixth Annual Beer Festival Celebrating Hop-Forward Offerings on Saturday, March 14th Washington, DC -- January 7, 2020 -- All hail the mighty hop! The DC brewing community invites hop-lovers to its sixth annual HopFest on Saturday, March 14th from 1:00 - 5:00pm. HopFest 2020, the only DC beer festival by local brewers, for local brewers, will take place at DC Brau Brewing ( 3178 Bladensburg Rd NE) in Northeast DC in support of the DC Brewers’ Guild . “HopFest is our chance each spring to come together as a community and taste...Read more

Be One of the National Cherry Blossom Festival's 2020 Cherry Picks Restaurants

January 8, 2020
The National Cherry Blossom Festival , in conjunction with RAMW, is proud to showcase the District's vibrant and diverse restaurant scene to 1.5 million attendees throughout the Festival. Restaurants are encouraged to enroll in the program to highlight items from their seasonal, springtime menus. Please note: the use of cherries as an ingredient is not necessary to participate in this promotion. Cherry Picks now features THREE distinct weeks to highlight your spring menus. You have the option to participate in any week or all three weeks for the promotion - March 20 - 29: Delightful...

Promote Your Restaurant to 2020 Washington Auto Show Visitors | Jan. 24 - Feb. 2

January 6, 2020
The Washington Auto Show , a world class event designated as one of the nation's top five auto shows by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers , returns January 24 - February 2, 2020 to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. With visitors expected in the hundreds of thousands eager to experience cutting-edge exhibits, the latest model cars and displays of historic vehicles ( not to mention sure to need fuel before and after walking the show! ), our partnership with Events DC allows us to offer you an exclusive complimentary marketing opportunity to easily reach...

RAMW Announces Lineup for Winter Restaurant Week

December 20, 2019
Original content c/o: FSR Magazine Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the roster of restaurants participating in Winter Restaurant Week from Monday, January 13, through Sunday, January 19, 2020. The highly anticipated biannual promotion’s website is live and will be updated regularly with menus from each of the participating restaurants representing diverse communities around DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Restaurants are the cornerstone of neighborhoods around the DMV and Winter Restaurant Week is a time for locals and visitors...Read more

Save the Date: Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week Returns 1/13 - 1/19

December 9, 2019
Signature promotion celebrates the restaurants that make our neighborhoods thrive. WASHINGTON, DC – (December 9, 2019) – Winter Restaurant Week , presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) , returns as the region’s biannual celebration of outstanding restaurants that are the cornerstones of our communities. Hundreds of restaurants across dozens of neighborhoods throughout DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia invite neighbors and visitors to enjoy specially priced, multi-course $35 dinner, $22 lunch, and $22 brunch menus. 250+ restaurants are expected...Read more

Pop, Fizz, Clink! DMV Restaurants Invite Diners to Celebrate New Year's Eve 2020 in Style

December 10, 2019
Washington, DC – (December 10, 2019) – Pop. Fizz. Clink! Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) members invite DMV diners to celebrate the New Year in style with all-inclusive party packages, decadent prix fixe menus + more – read on for specials & booking details at critically-acclaimed restaurants. - - L O C A T I O N S - - Ambar Capitol Hill | BARRACKS ROW / CAPITOL HILL 523 8th Street SE, WDC 20003 // 202.813.3039 Instagram: @ambar_capitol_hill | Facebook: @AmbarCapitolHill | Twitter: @AmbarCapHill Have a delicious and fun New Year’s Eve with...

Grubhub Launches Annual "Year in Food" Report Highlighting the Top Trends in 2019

December 4, 2019
Vegan & vegetarian options continue to grow in popularity as meat alternatives rise CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub , the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, today released findings from its annual " Year in Food " report. To find out what food trends shaped the year (or didn't), Grubhub analyzed tens of millions of orders placed by more than 21 million diners on its platform to uncover the flavors and tastes rising up the ranks among today's diners. Additionally, diners will receive their personalized "Taste...Read more

50 Best Launches '50 Best Discovery', the World's Most Exciting Gastronomic Map of 1,600+ Expert-Approved Dining & Drinking Destinations

November 26, 2019
Explore the Best Restaurants and Bars Around the World LONDON , Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 50 Best, the brand behind The World's 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars annual ranking and awards, announces the launch of 50 Best Discovery . For 17 years, 50 Best has been compiling authoritative rankings based on the votes of its extensive international network of experts. Until today, 50 Best only revealed the restaurants and bars which received sufficient votes for them to be ranked. 50 Best Discovery now provides a deeper, richer library for people to draw on for eating...Read more

Urbana Celebrates Italian-American Tradition of Feast of the Seven Fishes On Christmas Eve

December 2, 2019
Dupont Circle Restaurant Will Offer $65 Seven-Course Seafood Menu from Executive Chef Ethan McKee on December 24 WASHINGTON, DC – Buon Natale! On Christmas Eve, Urbana will bring Italian holiday cheer to Dupont Circle with a special Feast of the Seven Fishes menu from Executive Chef Ethan McKee . The seven-course seafood menu will be available as a prix-fixe tasting menu for $65. Guests also have the option to select items a la carte or enjoy the modern Italian dishes on Urbana’s winter menu. Chef Ethan makes all pasta and pizza dough in-house and offers gluten-free options to...Read more