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March 23, 2018
News | SeafoodSource - By Chris Chase, Associate Editor March 23, 2018 In an effort to increase access to sustainable seafood and promote sustainable seafood options, The James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced the launch of its new Sustainable Seafood Partner program 22 March.  The program, which dovetails with the foundation’s existing “Smart Catch” program,...
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 16, 2018
News | WASHINGTON (AP) — South Africa and Wales are set to face off in a historic rugby match at RFK Stadium this spring, highlighting the growth and popularity of the sport in the nation’s capital. The one-off match is scheduled for June 2 and is part of a trio of test matches South Africa and Wales will play during the month across North and South America. According to World Rugby’...
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 28, 2018
News | International Bottled Water Association Consumers prefer bottled water, recognize it as a healthy choice, and think it should be available wherever drinks are sold Alexandria, VA – More than 3 in 5 Americans (63 percent) say bottled water (still and/or sparkling) is among their most preferred beverages, followed by coffee (62 percent), according to a new national survey. Fewer Americans (...
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 21, 2018
News | JBF Editors - James Beard Foundation  February 21, 2018 Original article The James Beard Foundation is thrilled to announce José Andrés, multiple James Beard Award–winning chef, owner of ThinkFoodGroup, food and anti-hunger advocate, and founder of World Central Kitchen as the recipient of its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year award. Andrés...
February 19, 2018
News | There’s two bars, scenic views, and Asian-themed dishes by Rebecca Gale  Feb 19, 2018, 4:20pm EST | Eater DC The new two-story Circa scheduled to debut on Wednesday, February 21 in Chinatown is the homegrown chain’s biggest location to date. Parent company Metropolitan Hospitality Group shut down the flagship Circa in Dupont Circleat the end of last year, but continues...
May 7, 2019
Press Release | Specials announced at the region’s top beer restaurants for the week of May 20 Washington, DC (May 7, 2019)—Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2019 RAMMY Award for Beer Program of the Year have exciting events and promotions planned for the week following SAVOR. From Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24, the region’s top beer programs will...
January 20, 2019
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Contact: Joanna Heaney Linda Roth Associates, Inc.           ...
December 22, 2018
News | Dear Members, As you all are aware, the government of the United States shutdown at midnight due to lapse in appropriation. Below please find communication shared by Destination DC regarding the shutdown and messaging for the #DCisOpen campaign. RAMW will send updated information as it is available and our social media platforms will share messaging to let consumers know that restaurants, in...

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