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March 25, 2008
Cloak Room | VOLUME 6, ISSUE 2FEBRUARY 2008 Sick and Safe Days Legislation Update/Redux Sick and Safe Days Legislation Update/Redux The first reading of the  “Accrued Sick and Safe Days Act of 2007” was held on February 5th in the DC City Council Chambers.  Second reading of B17-197 is scheduled for Tuesday March 4th, also in the Council Chambers in the John A. Wilson Building, 1350...
March 25, 2008
Cloak Room | Extra! Extra! Read all about it here in the latest edition of the Cloak Room!
March 25, 2008
Cloak Room | Click Here to view the Cloak RoomAnd To All A Good...2008 This past year has been incredible for the restaurant industry in the Washington Metropolitan area.  Our restaurants and chefs are garnering amazing media attention, the 2007 RAMMYS alone surpassed all expectations (see page 2, “Did you know…”).  Restaurant Week, both Winter and Summer, have grown in...
March 25, 2008
Cloak Room | Get the whole story in the latest edition of the Cloak Room. Click here to download the pdf.Hail Mayor FentyOr, hail a cab—a metered cab, that is. Sometime in the not too distant future DC residents and visitors will get in a cabwith the abiding knowledge that the fare that they will be charged will accurately reflect the time and distance traveled...Cooking On All Burners In Cooking Light...
March 25, 2008
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March 25, 2008
Cloak Room | The CloakroomIs Here! RAMMYS…What’s Happening…Who’s Zat… It’s all about you. Remember:  We can’t do it without you, so send us your upcoming events, celeb sightings, restaurant baby arrivals, anything and everything about our restaurant community. Send your news to Here to view The Cloakroom
March 25, 2008
Cloak Room | Let’s hope the weather remains as great as this issue of The Cloak Room! Cheers & Bon Appetit! Please Click Here to view the April/May issue of the Cloak Room.
March 4, 2008
Hot Topics | ACCRUED SICK AND SAFE LEAVE BILL PASSED BY COUNCIL RAMW ENGINEERS FRIENDLY AMENDMENTS Bill 17-197, “Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2007” was passed by the DC Council yesterday, but not before several amendments which make the effect of the Bill less onerous to DC businesses. RAMW worked closely with other business groups to ensure passage of these favorable amendments....
February 21, 2008
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February 14, 2008
Legislation | Hopes for Public Smoking Ban Are Snuffed Out By Anita Kumar Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, February 15, 2008; B05 RICHMOND, Feb. 14 -- The Virginia House of Delegates defeated several proposals Thursday to prohibit smoking in restaurants, stores, offices and other public places, effectively killing all anti-smoking legislation for this year's General Assembly session. For the...
February 14, 2008
Lynne's Lounge | Post-Katrina The city is coming back slowly but let me say that the dining and imbibing, music and joie de vivre is alive and well, the Quarter is delightful as is Uptown. And the BigEZ restaurants and hotels are keeping the spirit of our wonderful culinary and hospitality industries alive. Check for the most up-to-date information on all things New Orleans…also check hours...
January 23, 2008
Legislation | Virginia's Sangria Ban At Issue in 2 Hearings By Anita Kumar Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, January 24, 2008; B01 RICHMOND, Jan. 23 -- A Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agent conducting a routine inspection in 2006 cited La Tasca Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant in Old Town Alexandria for violating an obscure 75-year-old state law: It's illegal to serve sangria in Virginia...
October 3, 2007
Tidbits | Cooking Light Best Cities AwardsBy Jay CookeCooking Light, October 2007As Cooking Light begins its 20th year of publication, we wanted to know what places best provide the resources people need to live healthful lives. To find out, we ranked major metropolitan areas on 15 criteria, including healthfulness and exercise data, restaurant ratings, farmers' market listings, and parks and...
September 27, 2007
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