The restaurant industry awards could still use an overhaul if they want to be credible.
Posts Tagged ‘RAMMY Awards’
Who dominated? How many female chefs were recognized? And how neglected were Maryland restaurants?
François Haeringer tested his last sauce on Tuesday. What a terrible week for fans of the local restaurant scene. First Inox closes, then Roberto Donna admits to embezzling tax money from Arlington County, and finally the great chef François Haeringer passes away at age 91, working right to the end. You were clicking like mad […]
The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington hosts the annual RAMMY Awards on Sunday at the Marriott Wardman Park, and the question foremost on Y&H's mind is this: How will Inox's recent closing affect the ceremony, if at all? If you haven't heard, the celebrated, triple-chef-threat Inox closed this weekend. Chef Jon Mathieson shared the bad […]
Yang’s Fry-Dumpling in Shanghai Last month, we ran a RAMMY Awards contest in which we asked you, the reader, to submit your best dining experience from the past year. We had a number of good submissions, but your semi-friendly Y&H had the honor of picking the winner and the runner-up, who will both receive tickets […]
Au Bout du Monde on Easter Island: like dining on another planet Last month, we ran a RAMMY Awards contest in which we asked you, the reader, to submit your best dining experience from the past year. We had a number of good submissions, but your semi-friendly Y&H had the honor of picking the winner […]
All the speculation and rumor-mongering can apparently now stop. Late last night WaPo's Tom Sietsema Tweeted the following: Sad news: "Tonight is our last night." That's chef Jon Mathieson, telling me that Inox is closing. This, I hope, vindicates Todd Kliman, who first broke the news Thursday night via Twitter and who took some online […]
RAMMY organizers heard the public outcry and have responded in kind. This year's ceremonies will be completely revamped when the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington hands out its industry awards on June 6 at the Marriott Wardman Park. Gone is the multi-course, sit-down dinner in which the wait staff and clattering plates competed with the award […]
Tacos took off in D.C. in 2009 Good God, I can even begin to wrap my mind around all the things that happened on the D.C. dining scene during the past 12 months. Fortunately, not all of them were as apocalyptic as the closing of your favorite restaurant or the passing of Ben Ali. For […]