2018 RAMMYS Winners

Chiko Encinitas California: Swizzle Chill

Chiko opens West Coast location November 14 in Encinitas, California

The owners of Chiko, a popular, Washington, D.C. Chinese-Korean eatery influenced by the creations of chef Danny Lee and support of co-owners Scott Drewno and also Drew Kim, from Matchbox pedigree, are set to open a West Coast location in the Greater San Diego Area, Calif. The tweet today confirmed that the new Chiko restaurant will open November 14 at 4 p.m. in Encinitas, a beach-centric town 25 miles north of San Diego on the eve of a new Chiko restaurant opening in Dupont Circle. Chiko is also a Best New Restaurant of the Year RAMMYS-award winner.

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Zena Polin is the co-owner of Maryland restaurants The Daily Dish, a RAMMYS Favorite Gathering Placw

QA: Zena Polin, The Daily Dish, Silver Spring, Md.

The Daily Dish serves up fresh, seasonal delights in Silver Spring, Md.

The DMV area is known for its vast variety of restaurants, from lavish brunch getups to cafes and fast casual eateries. With business partner Jerry Hollinger, Zena Polin is the co-owner of Maryland restaurants The Daily Dish, in Silver Spring, and Kensington’s Dish & Dram. She’s also a renowned name among restaurateurs and food experts in the area.

Polin’s eateries are known for bringing farm fresh food, straight from Lancaster County’s produce auctions, to the table. The meals that they make are based off what produce is available and in season, making their dishes all the most vibrant and flavorful! This combination of comfort food and fresh ingredients is what truly sets them apart.

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Swizzle Chill TV releases backstage interviews for RAMMYS 2018

Swizzle Chill TV: RAMMYS 2018 Episode

RAMMYS backstage interviews feature some of the best in industry

Swizzle Chill TV is honored to be part of the RAMMYS coverage this year thanks to the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and Events DC. Swizzle Chill TV Anchor Bryce Shemer is at the RAMMYS, interviewing top, local restaurateurs with RAMMY Awards still in hand. The Washington, D.C. area is producing culinary stars, and acclaimed restaurants and restaurateurs, nearly by the week. Our team was there to capture the excitement.

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RAMMYS 2018 Winners Announced: Swizzle Chill Magazine

Winners announced: 2018 RAMMYS, Washington, D.C.

And the 2018 RAMMY Award winners are…

The restaurant industry in the Greater Washington, D.C. region has shown exceptional wisdom, courage, perseverance and raw talent in achieving its status as a food destination. This is years in the making and the best and brightest in foodservice leadership, business acumen and creativity were gathered the evening of June 10, 2018 to celebrate this achievement and usher in new kings and queens in the D.C. culinary landscape. The 2018 RAMMYS produced exceptional winners plucked from an impressive list of the local industry’s elite.

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