DC sees a gin renaissance, photo credit Hank's Cocktail Bar

Gin renaissance in D.C.

Previously thought of as a traditional, gentleman’s drink, gin has experienced a rise in popularity during recent years and can now be found in diverse recipes at bars around the country. Specifically, this spirit has blossomed locally, with the DMV (D.C.-Md.-Va.) region being home now to over five gin distilleries.

2018 RAMMYS finalists announced at RAMW Nominations Party

And the 2018 RAMMY Award finalists are… The 2018 RAMMY Award finalists were announced this evening at a Nominations Party at The Hamilton, sponsored by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). Nominees were selected from an eligible pool of restaurants that are members of the association.

Cava Rapidly Rising - Chain Expansion

Fast-casual Cava rapidly rising

For Cava, 2017 was particularly sweet as its management team won the 2017 Restaurateur of the Year Award at the RAMMYS Gala...Cava opened three additional locations in Union Market, D.C., the Upper Rock area of Rockville, Md. and Rye Ridge, N.J.

RAMW Calls for 2018 RAMMY Award Nominations

The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has announced it is accepting nominations for the 2018 RAMMY Award selections. The annual RAMMY Awards Gala will be an evening dedicated to honoring the best of local Washington, D.C.-area foodservice industry and will be held June 10, 2018