Posts Tagged ‘Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’

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.

It’s Restaurant Week Again

Find prix-fixe lunches for $20.15 and dinners for $35.15 at more than 200 restaurants this week.

D.C. Cocktail Week Begins Today

More than 55 area restaurants and bars are offering special cocktail and food pairings.

Freak Out! Restaurant Week Is Here

It's that time of year when dining out instills either great glee or soul-sucking dread. You know it: Restaurant Week. Today through Aug. 17, more than 200 area restaurants are offering three-course lunches for $20.14 and dinner for $35.14. You can see who's participating and what's on their menus at Chances are many of the best […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Truck Stops Here: The Food Scene Feels the Squeeze of the Government Shutdown

In the shadow of the Department of Transportation, the intersection of 7th and C streets SW should be packed with food trucks and people on a sunny 80-degree Friday. But instead of the usual 18 trucks, there are just 11. And although lines start to form at noon, they’re shorter than normal. Many food trucks […]

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 […]