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Savor pairing event comes to DC in 2018, photo credit: craft brewers association
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.

Other Side of the Pillow mocktail - Eatery Pulse News, photo credit Kimpton

Three beverage trends to watch in 2018

Three of the most exciting new healthy beverage trends for 2018...Healthier ingredients in drinks, juices, shakes, and smoothies...already enjoying massive popularity due to testimonials from health food advocates and social media influencers, juices and smoothies are the rage.

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.

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.

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.