Around Town: SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience @ National Building Museum — 5/17/19

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Tomme Arthur of The Lost Abbey presented some lovely takes on popular sour beers at SAVOR 2019 on May 17, 2019.

Presented by the Brewers Association, the 12th edition of the Savor Craft Beer and Food Experience recently welcomed more than 90 small and independent craft breweries, many serving two or three of their beers, from around the country.

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Around Town: RAMMY Awards @ Washington Convention Center — 6/10/18

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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, who opposes DC Initiative 77, presents at the RAMMY Awards on June 10, 2018.

Some of the best and the brightest received recognition lately from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) at the annual RAMMY Awards, held as a black tie gala at the Washington Convention Center.

While the lavish awards program was the focus of the day, many awardees and the association itself spoke in opposition to DC Initiative 77, which would eliminate tipped wages at restaurants in favor of a universal wage by 2026 if enacted in a vote on Tuesday, June 19.

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Around Town: SAVOR 2018 @ National Building Museum — 6/1/18

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Sam Calagione chatted with admirers of his Dogfish Head Craft Brewery beers.

In 2012, Sam Calagione met The Flaming Lips when they performed at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware. That association led the craft beer innovator to team up with the band to create a new beer from his Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Sam told attendees at SAVOR 2018 in DC on Friday.

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Interview: Chef Adam Dulye of the Brewers Association (@ SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience 6/1-6/2/18)

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Adam Dulye (Photo courtesy the Brewers Association)

The Brewers Association will present the 11th edition of SAVOR as the premier craft food and pairing event in the United States at the National Building Musuem, Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2. With each brewery offering at least two beers, SAVOR 2018 will feature more than 180 beers from across the country. (VIP tickets have sold out, but general admission tickets remain for both nights.)

And each of those beers is accompanied by a food pairing, devised by Chef Adam Dulye and his team. SAVOR recently published the list of food and beer pairings, and Parklife DC caught up with Adam to get more insights into how food and beer come together to make SAVOR such an exciting experience.

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Don’t Miss: SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience @ National Building Museum, 6/1-6/2/18

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Beer aficionados gather for Savor 2017 at the National Building Museum.

Ninety small and independent craft brewery converge at the National Building Museum (401 F St. NW, DC) in DC on Friday, June 1, and Saturday, June 2, for the return of SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience. Tickets for the event are on sale as of today, March 21!

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Don’t Miss: Snallygaster 2017 @ The Yards, 9/23/17

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Hey folks, don’t look now but Snallygaster 2017, the DC area’s most exciting beer festival, is this Saturday, Sept. 23, at The Yards (1300 1st St. SE, DC). Tickets are on sale now for sampling 400 craft beers from around the country as well as entertainment from three fantastic bands.

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