Posts Tagged ‘RAMMYs’

The Finalists For The 2016 RAMMY Awards Are…

The winners will be announced on June 12.

Five Things the RAMMY Awards Need to Change

The restaurant industry awards could still use an overhaul if they want to be credible.

Who Won at Last Night’s RAMMY Awards?

Del Campo chef Victor Albisu won Chef of the Year.

Who’s Nominated for a RAMMY Award This Year?

Crane & Turtle, Fiola Mare, The Partisan, Republic, and Tico are nominated for best new restaurant.

Who Won Big at Last Night’s RAMMY Awards?

A rebooted RAMMY Awards went down at a new venue with new categories and a new judging process last night. Under the direction of the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington's newish president Kathy Hollinger, the annual dining awards gala was moved from the Woodley Park Marriott Wardman Park hotel to the bigger Washington Convention Center. Gone were categories like Power Spot […]

RAMMY Voting Now Open to the Public

While a group of anonymous judges decides most of the winners for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington's annual RAMMY Awards, the public will have the chance to give their input in four categories this year. You can cast your vote for favorite gathering place, upscale casual brunch, everyday casual brunch, and favorite fast bites at […]

And the RAMMY Awards Nominees Are…

Yesterday was a big day for food and drink awards. In the morning, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for its annual awards of the nation's top chefs and restaurants. (The D.C. area was sadly underrepresented.) Then last night, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington revealed its nominees for the RAMMY awards at an industry-crowded […]

Could a Food Truck Win a RAMMY Award This Year?

The District's food trucks and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, the group representing mostly brick-and-mortar establishments, haven't always been the best of friends, especially during the contentious debates over new mobile vending regulations last year. But for the first time this year, the restaurant association has taken a baby step toward embracing four-wheeled eateries by adding […]

Highlights (and Lowlights) at This Year’s RAMMY Awards

Sorry, there were no faux-controversies at the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington's RAMMY awards ceremony this year. But that's not to say there weren't some memorable moments: Longest speech: Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award winner Linda Lee continued her speech long after the fade out music tried to drown her out. Yes, there is fade out […]

And the RAMMY Goes to…

Last night, a who's who of the D.C.-area food scene gathered at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan's annual RAMMY awards. Who gets bragging rights for the next year? Check out the nominees and winners below.