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PIncho Factory: Eatery Pulse News

Pincho Factory promotes Jayson Tipp to CEO

PIncho Factory has named Jayson Tipp, chief executive officer, effective immediately. Pincho Factory serves Latin-inspired kebabs and hamburgers, and currently has five locations, with plans to add 10 stores in the Washington, D.C. market.

Kyirisan: Restaurant tech in the kitchen

Apps help restaurateurs reduce food waste: Tech in the kitchen

Apps and technologies designed to streamline ordering, invoicing, and inventory have exploded in recent years...ease of use and time-saving benefits, restaurant operators have quickly realized that these apps have huge potential to reduce food waste...while saving owners money on wasted food: Orderly, BlueCart.

Tim Ma of Kyirisan - restaurateurs reduce food waste in kitchen

Apps help restaurateurs reduce food waste in the kitchen

Apps and technologies designed to streamline ordering, invoicing, and inventory have exploded in recent years...ease of use and time-saving benefits, restaurant operators have quickly realized that these apps have huge potential to reduce food waste...while saving owners money on wasted food: Orderly, BlueCart.

Technology finds a sweet spot in D.C. restaurants: RAMW Pre-RAMMYS 2018 Roundtable

At a restaurant roundtable at Church Hall in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., featuring 2018 RAMMY Awards “Restaurateur of the Year” Finalists, a panel of local restaurateurs shared their views on a variety of topics and lessons. At this pre-RAMMY Awards event, sponsored by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW)....No Wait App...Hank's App...MarginEdge in Northern Virginia.

Two resaurant groups battle for Arlinton Diners, photo credit: Pamplona

Two restaurant groups battle for diners in Arlington

Diners in Arlington, Va. have benefited from a string of successful new restaurant openings over the last few years. The city has developed as one of the most exciting food cities in America, as local restaurant groups aggressively expand and bring new concepts to the area. Two restaurant groups, MacNac Hospitality and Social Restaurant Group, are battling for Arlington Diners.

DC restaurants adopt gluten-free trend, photo credit jo sonn

D.C. restaurants adopt the gluten-free trend

Gluten-free (GF) foods, typically consumed by those with celiac disease, wheat allergies, and gluten sensitivity, have seen a 36 percent sales growth rate from 2010-2015, according to Packaged Facts. Entirely devoted to GF treats, Virginia-based Happy Tart bakery has locations in Alexandria, Falls Church, and Del Ray (currently under renovation). Cakes, crepes, cookies, cupcakes, macarons, and fresh bread.

Cherry Blossom in Washington, D.C. Eatery Pulse News

Washington, D.C. celebrates Cherry Blossom season

Spring is definitely in the air, and to any DC-native, that is marked by one thing: the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. As the weather begins to change and mother nature prepares to turn over a new leaf, there’s no doubt that springtime in the city is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Read on to discover the best events to look forward to during the 2018 festival.

D.C. restaurants celebrate National Cherry Blossom Festival

As Washington, D.C. area residents shake off the snow and get into full gear for the Cherry Blossom Festival, several restaurants are gearing up to celebrate the season. Pan-seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras will be masterfully married with macerated Bing Cherries ...At Siren, the distinctive dessert unites Toasted Rice Cream, Cherry Compote, Green Tea Cake, crisp White Chocolate, refreshing Butterfly Pea Tea.

Gin Renaissance in Washington, DC takes hold

Gin experiences a renaissance in Washington, D.C., nationally

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.

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.