The James Beard Foundation Awards were presented Monday, May 7, at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Gathering some of the top names in the food industry…Carla Hall…The Best Chef Award, MidAtlantic Region, went to Jeremiah Langhorne. Here’s the full list of winners in the categories of Restaurant and Chef and Restaurant Design, Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America, Lifetime Achievement, Humanitarian Award, and Design Icon
With Scott Parker, Jason Fisher, Ryan DeMagistris, Nick Cordero and Mike Cordero at is helm, the MacNac Hospitality Group has made a name for itself in Northern Virginia for its diverse offerings and consistent growth…Social Restaurant Group (SRG) made its appearance in the area over the last few years with several openings in the D.C. area, and three restaurants in Arlington alone.
After the huge success of D.C.’s Union Market, many other new “food halls” are sprouting up to offer consumers unique tastes and cultivated, culinary experiences in buzzing locations around the area. According to consultancy and research firm Cushman & Wakefield, there will be approximately 300 food hall projects in operation by the end of 2020…Ballston Quarter Forest City, Latin Marketplace NoMa, Isabella Eatery, Tysons Galleria.
Twin Valley Distillers continues to grow and innovate, bringing different flavors and techniques to its spirits and flavored liqueurs produced out of its hard-to-find distillery off East Gude Drive in Rockville, Md. Recent growth has been attributed to constant experimentation and a growing reputation in Maryland and D.C.
2018 RAMMY Award for Beer Program of the Year and Cocktail Program of the Year have exciting special events and promotions planned from Monday, May 21, through Friday, June 1. During the week of May 21, all five Beer Program of the Year finalists will showcase their outstanding offerings through in-house promotions, while some Cocktail Program of the Year finalists will offer specialty cocktails the week of May 28.
As the snow melts and the cherry blossoms bloom, crisp, fresh flavors of spring replace the warm winter spices. Popular restaurants in the D.C. area are keeping up with the changing produce and introducing seasonal menus that highlight the best the spring has to offer.
As Washington, D.C.-area residents shake off the snow and get into full gear for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, several restaurants are gearing up to celebrate the season…Inspired by a culinary custom of the Lenten season and the local splendor of the Cherry Blossom, chef David Guas will serve Sour Cherry Hot Cross Buns for $2.50 each at his Louisiana hangout