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May 18, 2016
Press Release | Representatives from Washington’s vibrant restaurant scene came together with the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) on May 10 to discuss developments in the restaurant and foodservice industry. Allison Aubrey, Food & Health Correspondent for NPR, led a discussion that touched on restaurant growth in Washington, the unique opportunities restaurants provide, and how to...
May 12, 2016
Press Release | Occidental Grill & Seafood Recognized for 110 Years in Business Washington, DC (May 5, 2016) – Occidental Grill & Seafood, a Washington dining staple celebrating its 110th year on Pennsylvania Avenue, will receive the 2016 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award from Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). Honoring longstanding local restaurants and RAMW...
May 4, 2016
Press Release | Chef Robert Kinkead to be honored at RAMMY Awards Capital Achievement Reception WHAT: Chef Robert Kinkead will be honored with the Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award at the 2016 RAMMY Awards Capital Achievement Reception on Monday, April 18. His passion and dedication to the restaurant industry, over his 40 plus year career, has brought about some of the most well-known restaurants in...
May 2, 2016
Press Release | The RAMW Education Foundation, Educated Eats, presented three honorees a Culinary Arts Visionary Award hosted by Mastro’s Steakhouse (600 13th Street NW). The Educated Eats Board of Directors created a Visionary Award to honor those whom have demonstrated dedication and leadership in culinary education in the Washington DC area’s hospitality industry. The co-host was Kaya Henderson,...
April 29, 2016
Press Release | Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2016 RAMMY Award for Cocktail Program of the Year have exciting special events and promotions planned for Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 13. During that week participating finalists will showcase their outstanding offerings through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they deserve to win one of the region’s premier...
April 28, 2016
Press Release | Washington, DC (April 26, 2016) — Max Kuller, Executive Wine Director for Proof, Estadio and Doi Moi, is spearheading Ga May, a month-long celebration of Gamay with a multifaceted purpose. Now in its second year, Kuller hopes to once again bring attention to one of the most delicious, yet underrated grape varietals, while raising money for pancreatic cancer research throughout the month of...
April 21, 2016
Press Release | Today through Wednesday, May 4, any guest can enter to win a Mother’s Day brunch reservation at the participating RAMMYS Everyday Casual Brunch or Upscale Casual Brunch finalist restaurant of their choosing. There will be one winner per participating restaurant selected at random by RAMW. Once contacted by RAMW, the winners will choose on a first come, first served basis the restaurant for...
April 18, 2016
Press Release | Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2016 RAMMY Award for Beer Program of the Year have exciting special events and promotions planned for Monday, May 2, through Friday, May 6. During that week the five finalists will showcase their outstanding offerings through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they deserve to win one of the region’s premier industry...
April 6, 2016
Press Release | (Washington, DC) – April 6, 2016 –Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced on Monday evening, the details of two conceptual plans for the 190-acre RFK Stadium-Armory Campus site, with design concepts by OMA New York, led by partner Jason Long, in partnership with DC-based program management team, Brailsford & Dunlavey....
March 22, 2016
Press Release | A new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that the District of Columbia leads the nation in enrolling eligible residents through its health insurance marketplace. Kaiser’s analysis shows that the District has enrolled the highest percentage of people nationwide—74-percent—who are eligible for health insurance coverage through a health insurance marketplace under the...
March 7, 2016
Press Release | Contact: Avery Lewis Linda Roth Associates, Inc. avery@lindarothpr.com 202-888-3569     Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2016 RAMMY Awards Finalists Winners in 20 Regional Award Categories Announced June 12   Washington, DC (March 7, 2016)—Top industry professionals gathered tonight at The Hamilton Live at The Hamilton as the Restaurant...
February 9, 2016
Press Release | 61% of New Customers are 34 years old and Younger Washington, DC – Today, the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority (HBX) released preliminary individual marketplace data for the third open enrollment period for DCHealthLink.com, the District’s online health insurance marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses. The third open enrollment period for individuals and...
February 5, 2016 to February 6, 2016
Press Release | Alexandria Brewery Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with Events and a New Beer Launch Alexandria, Va. —January 13, 2016 —Port City Brewing Company, based in Alexandria, Virginia, celebrates its 5th anniversary in 2016. Festivities will kick off with several events over the month of February, including an anniversary party at the brewery and a pub crawl in D.C. In addition, a special...
January 28, 2016
Press Release | 34th Annual Gala Returns to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 12   Washington, DC (January 28, 2016)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for The 34th Annual RAMMY Awards, which will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, June 12, 2016.   “For the third year, we...
January 27, 2016
Press Release | Debuts Traditional Turkish-style Meyhane in April Regional Foods and Wines Highlighted  Washington, DC - (January 14, 2016) – To further introduce Washingtonians to the delights of Turkish cuisine and culture, Ankara introduces their new Crossroads Dinner Series focused on the intersection of food, wine and decades old traditions enjoyed throughout the region. The...

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