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October 14, 2008
Cloak Room |   Happy Fall Season RAMW Members!   This edition of The Cloak Room features more useful information on legislative matters, charitable events, training schedules and other news you can use.  Download the full edition. 
October 14, 2008
Hot Topics | Featured in the Washington Post MagazineSunday,October 12,2008;Page W16 Annual Dining GuideBy: Tom Sietsema’sWashington Post Staff Writer Sure ThingsIn our new, improved dining guide, Tom Sietsema reveals which restaurants deliver the most culinary bang for the buck “When times get tough,” says Lynne Breaux, president of the Restaurant Association, “people need camaraderie...
October 6, 2008
Members in the News | Organic To Go added two new dining locations in the D.C. area. Those include Farragut North at 1700 K St. NW and Georgetown University’s O’Donovan Dining Hall.   “Everyone at Organic To Go is thrilled with the out of the gate positive response we are receiving in Washington, D.C. at our cafés, through our catering, and at Georgetown University,” said Jason...
October 6, 2008
Members in the News | Featured in The Washington FlyerSeptember/October 2008 IssueThe ImpressionistsBy: David Hagedorn  Drawing upon a palette of artful taste, prime locations and inspired design, these seven restaurants deserve master class status.     Anyone who has stood in front of a Seurat painting and then taken a few steps back knows that many small details must come together to create a complete...
October 6, 2008
Members in the News | The Impressionists   Drawing upon a palette of artful taste, prime locations and inspired design, these seven restaurants deserve master class status.   By: David HagedornSeptember/October 2008   Anyone who has stood in front of a Seurat painting and then taken a few steps back knows that many small details must come together to create a complete and pleasing picture. The same goes...
October 6, 2008
Members in the News | The Back PageSkylines and sneakersBy: Jennifer Nyzc-Conner It was more about the high heels than the sneakers when a group of VIPs headed to the Donovan House rooftop pool deck Sept. 11 for a warm up reception to the Sept. 16 Greater Washington Sports Alliance’s SneakerBall. It may be after Labor Day, but that doesn’t mean the seersucker has returned to storage for another year,...
October 6, 2008
Members in the News | The Back PageSkylines and sneakersBy: Jennifer Nyzc-Conner It was more about the high heels than the sneakers when a group of VIPs headed to the Donovan House rooftop pool deck Sept. 11 for a warm up reception to the Sept. 16 Greater Washington Sports Alliance’s SneakerBall. It may be after Labor Day, but that doesn’t mean the seersucker has returned to storage for another year,...
October 6, 2008
Members in the News | Tom Meyer: Chef, entertainer, inspiration  By Alexandra GreeleySpecial to The Examiner 9/18/08   Chef Tom Meyer of Clyde's Restaurant Group is considered by many to be the pioneer of the 'farm to restaurant movement' in Washington.  WASHINGTON – To know Tom Meyer, executive vice president of Clyde’s Restaurant Group and its former corporate chef, is to know many things...
October 2, 2008
Legislation |  We are pleased to inform you that District of Columbia Enterprise Zone (DCEZ) Tax Incentives are available once again to private for-profit businesses located in, or doing business within, the DCEZ. Last week, President Bush signed into law legislation that, among other things, extends the DCEZ designation through December 31, 2009.  The narrowing of opportunities within the capital...
September 19, 2008
Members in the News | Washington Capitalizes on dynamic dining sceneWashington capitalizes on dynamic dining scene  D.C. restaurants thrive in hard economyBy PAUL  FRUMKIN WASHINGTON (Sept. 15, 2008 ) —Veteran restaurateur Robert Kinkead Jr. acknowledges that the fine-dining business in the nation’s capital has softened over the past year. But, he adds quickly, it’s not as bad as some...
September 19, 2008
Hot Topics | http://www.nrn.com/article.aspx?id=358476&searchWords=paul%20|%20frumkinWashington capitalizes on dynamic dining scene  D.C. restaurants thrive in hard economyBy PAUL  FRUMKIN WASHINGTON (Sept. 15, 2008 ) —Veteran restaurateur Robert Kinkead Jr. acknowledges that the fine-dining business in the nation’s capital has softened over the past year. But, he adds quickly,...
September 19, 2008
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September 18, 2008
Members in the News | As printed in The Washington TimesWednesday, July 23, 2008 Recipe for Success by Ann Geracimos To call Wesley Ogilvie a culinary scholar would be a bit off the mark these days. The winner of a recent $10,000 award from the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Education (RAMW) Foundation has worked as a host and curbside-to-go employee at an Applebee's restaurant and is...
September 15, 2008
Legislation | Stop Loudoun County HospiTAXityVote NO November 4th on thisUnfair Grab at Your Food and Beverage DollarsThrough Restaurants and Prepared Food OutletsDid you know that upwards of 27% of your restaurant tab goes to government coffers?  (And you thought you were just paying for a burger and fries.) Think a tax like this doesn’t really affect the restaurant – hey, it’s just a...
September 10, 2008
Members in the News | Two interesting articles on Washingtonians and the Washington social scene. RAMW members get mentions in both. Meet the Most Connected Women in Washington on Elle.com Mel Daivs of Michel Richard Citronelle mentioned... Party Animals in W Magazine Yes, they referring to donkeys and elephants...but in a differnt way. Mentions for The Oval Room, Restaurant Marvin and Cafe Saint EX

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