DC JazzFest comes to the District Wharf, June 16-17

The DC JazzFest is nearly here and it’s coming to the District Wharf… Saturday, June 16-17, 2018. The DC JazzFest is packed with more than 20 acts…Mark G. Meadows, Kua Allrich, Christian Scott, Maceo Parker, Leslie Odom, Jr., Fabrizio Bosso…

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Denizens Brewing, Silver Spring, Maryland: Swizzle Chill TV

Beer, beer and more craft beer.  We are here at Denizens Brewing in Silver Spring, Md., as part of our mission to discover the best food, drink and lifestyle in the Washington, D.C. area. Denizens Brewing is a popular hangout for locals in the eclectic, diverse community of South Silver Spring, near the border with D.C.…

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Winners announced: 2018 RAMMY Awards, Washington, D.C.

The 2018 RAMMYS produced exceptional winners plucked from an impressive list of the local industry’s elite. ..Gathered together at the Walter E. Convention Center, the 2018 RAMMYS winners…Jose Andres…Clarity…Amy Brandwein…Chiko…See the full list of 2018 RAMMYS winners .

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Food halls coming to D.C. in big ways

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.

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Two restaurant groups grow in dynamic Northern Virginia dining scene

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.

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Twin Valley Distillers keeps the hits coming in Rockville

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.

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From idea, to art, to thriving small business: DEZ Customz

DEZ Customz was born. Focusing on sneakers and related products like cleats and gloves, DEZ Customz takes orders from high profile and locally based clients and create a product that is made specially for the them: “What we do every day is the custom sneakers, and that’s what we specialize in.”

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RAMMYS 2018 finalists offer May specials for guests to experience top beer, cocktail programs

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.

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Spring blooms in the D.C. food scene

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.

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Key ideas abound in D.C.’s coffee culture: Brewing excellence

As the number of independent coffee shops in the D.C. area has exploded in recent years, several best practices for serving truly excellent coffee and succeeding as an independent coffeehouse have emerged… coffee houses in the area includes Compass Coffee and Lil’B Coffee and Eatery

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