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December 19, 2010
Press Release | RAMW Supports Diverse Dining Options   WASHINGTON,DC (December 9, 2010) – Food Trucks are good for the city.  RAMW supportsvending as an entrepreneurial business opportunity and a complement to thevibrant DC culinary scene. We believe that mobile vendors should stay in DC andcontinue to offer more creative choices and value to consumers. The positivesof making vending...
December 16, 2010
Members in the News | Coming Full CircleRamón Narváez and Robert Wiedmaier, Together AgainRamón Narváez travels all over the wine regions of France, Portugal, Spain, California, and the Pacific Northwest, seeking out wines and winemakers that he finds inspirational. He visits the vineyards and meets the farmers, handles the grapes and tastes vintages he is considering for the restaurants...
December 15, 2010
Cloak Room |                                                              Your quarterly issue filled with RAMW...
December 13, 2010
Tidbits | The Washington Post  Some companies spending more onparties By Danielle DouglasMonday, December 13, 2010; 13 Around this time last year,Christopher N. Otway, director of sales and catering at the Marriott WardmanPark in the District, had a handful of holiday parties lined up. Many of the hotel's regulars shiedaway from their annual shindigs during continued economic uncertainty....
December 10, 2010
Members in the News | THE WASHINGTON POSTBy V. Dion HaynesWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 7, 2010; 4:11 PMThe unemployment rate in the Washington region dropped in October to 5.8 percent from 6.3 percent a year ago, according to federal government data released Tuesday. Analysts credited the decrease to a rebound in the retail and restaurant segments sparked by a growing willingness among consumers to...
December 10, 2010
Members in the News | THE WASHINGTON POSTBy V. Dion HaynesWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 7, 2010; 4:11 PMThe unemployment rate in the Washington region dropped in October to 5.8 percent from 6.3 percent a year ago, according to federal government data released Tuesday. Analysts credited the decrease to a rebound in the retail and restaurant segments sparked by a growing willingness among consumers to...
December 10, 2010
Members in the News | THE WASHINGTON POSTRegion leads nation in Oct. 12 – month job growth as unemployment rate fallsBy V. Dion HaynesWashington Post Staff WriterTuesday, December 7, 2010; 4:11 PMThe unemployment rate in the Washington region dropped in October to 5.8 percent from 6.3 percent a year ago, according to federal government data released Tuesday. Analysts credited the decrease to a rebound in the...
December 10, 2010
Members in the News | The New York TimesJunk Food Is a Source of Comfort on Capitol HillByJENNIFERSTEINHAUERWASHINGTON As Congress passed a law last weekthat would stuff more fruits and vegetables into school lunches, several blocksaway the people lined up for hot dogs. The choices were many: all beef withpeppers and onions; a deep-fried Angus number; one wrapped in a pretzel roll,topped with Cheez Whiz. The dog...
December 9, 2010
Legislation | The IRS recently issued a notice, stating that the W-2 reporting requirement is now not applicable until 2012 (i.e. for reporting on forms issued in January 2013 for the 2012 calendar year).So what does this mean for you as an employer? You have another year to prepare. You should start tracking the value of your employees' health benefits (if you don't already). Have a conversation with your...
December 8, 2010
| Click to view the photo gallery of the RAMW Holiday Bash hosted by Lima Restaurant and Lounge.
November 18, 2010
Tidbits | Looking for someone else to do the cooking this Thanksgiving? Book your lunch/dinner at one of the following restaurants serving on Thanksgiving, November 25th. {mosimage}                                        ...
November 9, 2010
Members in the News | The Washington Post   Tuesday, October 19, 2010Maureen McDonnell was on a mission. Chagrined that Virginia wines are hard to find on retail shelves and restaurant wine lists, the commonwealth's first lady spent time in late August introducing Washington area retailers and sommeliers to wineries in Loudoun and Fauquier counties.Her message: Forget what you remember about Virginia wines...
November 8, 2010
Tidbits | (ARA) - As the nation gears up for yet another winter snow season, it's important to remember that large snowstorms aren't just an inconvenience - they cost money. If the roads are not properly cleared of snow and ice in a timely manner, people can't get to work. If people can't get to work, they can't produce the goods and services that everyone has come to rely on every day. The American...
November 1, 2010
| Click to view the photo gallery of the RAMW October Social hosted by The Dubliner.
October 28, 2010
Members in the News |  "The MITSITAM CAFE Cookbook" Now in Bookstores EverywhereWritten By Executive Chef Richard Hetzler  The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, together with Fulcrum Books, has released “The Mitsitam Cafe Cookbook”—a collection of favorite recipes from the museum’s renowned restaurant— at bookstores nationwide. A unique...

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