Supra in Washington, DC hosts New Year's Eve dinner December 31, 2019

Washington, DC fires up New Year’s Eve dining choices

Supra, Brookland’s Finest, Estuary, Salt Line offer bounty of choice, value

New Year’s is just around the corner and there are a ton of restaurants planning specials and dinners for the last evening of the year. We found some interesting dinners planned at a few restaurants that we’ve included here: Supra, Brookland’s Finest, Estuary, and Salt Line all have good-looking special dinners on New Year’s Eve.

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Here are the 2019 RAMMY Award Winners

Here are the 2019 RAMMY Award Winners

Awardees of 2019 RAMMYS reflect cross-section of achievement, backgrounds

The biggest restaurant awards in Washington, D.C. is the RAMMYS, an extravagant ceremony and gala presented by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and Events DC. Sunday, several of the local restaurant industry’s best gathered at the Walter E. Convention Center to be recognized for their accomplishments. Leading up to the event, top restaurants, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, chefs, and artisans were nominated for the RAMMY Awards in 20 different award categories.

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Rising Culinary Star Javier Fernandez is chef behind Lechon Belly from Cebu

A RAMMYS Rising Star finalist, the chef behind Lechon Belly, a gift of Cebu

Chef Javier Fernandez of Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly serves delicacy with authenticity, pride

The annual restaurant awards gala in Washington, D.C., known as the RAMMYS, is fast-approaching. Executive Chef Javier Fernandez of Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly is a finalist for the Rising Culinary Star of the Year award being announced June 30. An endearing, fitting prospect for the award, Fernandez was born in Cebu City in the Philippines to a mother who is a talented baker and a father, who is now a personal chef. His mother started a Filipino bakery called Gwenie’s Pastries in Rockville, Md. and her daughter, Stella Fernandez, runs the wholesale portion of the bakery.

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RAMW, WBJ host RAMMYS 2019 Honorary Milestone Restaurant Panel

RAMMYS Milestone restaurateurs speak to restaurant longevity, opportunities, challenges

Owners behind restaurant legends share insights, best practices

In today’s competitive restaurant environment, whether it’s in Washington, D.C. or beyond, there are many more questions than answers on the secret recipe to restaurant longevity. What are the biggest challenges and opportunities for restaurants? Who better to ask than some of the most long-standing restaurateurs in the DMV? After all, several decades of operating successful restaurants can endow their owners with a tremendous amount of expertise.

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RAMW launches RAMMYS 2019 Beer Program of the Year Showcase Week

RAMW launches RAMMYS 2019 Beer Program of Year Showcase Week

RAMMYS Beer Showcase Week spotlights set of great beer programs around D.C.

When one great beer event ends, another begins. A few days after the conclusion of Savor—An American Craft Beer and Food Experience, which is being held May 17, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) , a Washington, D.C. restaurant advocacy group, announced a series of events from Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24, celebrating RAMMYS 2019 Beer Program of the Year Finalists. D.C.-area restaurants and bars, Pizzeria Paradiso – Dupont, B Side, Caboose Tavern, Republic, and Roofer’s Union are holding special tastings and offering special deals and events throughout the week.

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Kaliwa is a strong contender for RAMMYS 2019 New Restaurant of the Year Award

Kaliwa, a strong contender for RAMMYS New Restaurant of the Year Award

With strong partner, team, Chef Cathal Armstrong’s Kaliwa could be headed to winner’s circle

This year is off to a good start for Meshelle and Chef Cathal Armstrong at Kaliwa. The Pan-Asian restaurant was chosen by the prestigious Michelin Guide as a Bib Gourmand restaurant for 2019. In April, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington announced Kaliwa as a finalist for the 2019 RAMMY Award for New Restaurant of the Year. It’s a deserving tribute to what has been happening at the restaurant, which is located at the District Wharf. Kaliwa, which offers three types of Asian cuisine—Thai, Filipino, and Korean—has been the subject of several accolades and favorable write-ups.

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RAMW announces Silver Diner is 2019 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award recipient

Here are the 2019 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award recipients

As The RAMMYS 2019 approaches, longstanding DMV restaurants recognized

The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan (RAMW), a restaurant advocacy group in Washington, D.C., announced the 2019 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award recipients. The Bombay Club, i Ricchi, Moby Dick House of Kabob, Silver Diner, and Taberna del Alabardero will receive the award for 30 years of service in the Greater D.C. Region. Lebanese Taverna will receive recognition for 40 years of business in the DMV. The RAMMY Awards recognize the best of the best in the D.C. restaurant scene, and will be awarded June 30.

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Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont Circle finalist for RAMMYS Beer Program of the Year

Diving into beer program at Pizzeria Paradiso – Dupont Circle, a 2019 RAMMYS finalist

Pizzeria Paradiso makes short list of top D.C. beer programs considered for RAMMY Award

With the 2019 RAMMYS season well underway, restaurants are celebrating being recognized for excellence in a variety of categories. Presented by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), a restaurant advocacy group in Washington, D.C., the RAMMY Awards are the industry’s version of the GRAMMY Awards, paying tribute to the best of the best within the D.C. region’s restaurants. The finalists for RAMMYS Beer Program of the Year have been announced. These are B Side, Caboose Tavern, Pizzeria Paradiso – Dupont, Republic, and Roofer’s Union.

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