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: Dine-N-Dash @ 14th Street + Penn Quarter — 6/6/18

dashdine01 Friendly faces from World Central Kitchen reminded us we were supporting a good cause, not simply having the night out of the year, during Dine-N-Dash 2018.

Thirty of DC’s best restaurants banded together in a night of revelry and charity to benefit World Central Kitchen, the feed-the-world nonprofit founded by Chef José Andrés, with bottomless food and drink on Wednesday for what must ever be the best time in DC.

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Don’t Miss: Dine-N-Dash @ 14th Street NW DC, 6/6/18

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Chefs Fanny Slater and Jose Andres with Adam Richman onstage at DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight on November 16, 2017 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight)

Enjoy food and drink from 30 top DC restaurants — all in one night! Limited tickets are still available for Dine-N-Dash on Wednesday, June 6. With your ticket, you check in, claim a wristband and *dash* between locations to *dine* to your heart’s content.

At Dine-N-Dash, you’ll party with Chef José Andrés and friends to benefit his charity organization, World Central Kitchen.

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Around Town: Dine N Dash @ 14th Street + Penn Quarter — 6/7/17

DSC_8115 Lamb kabobs were a winner at B Too during Dine N Dash 2017.

If ever you’re looking for an extraordinary night out, look no further than Dine N Dash, José Andrés’ annual charity event benefitting World Central Kitchen, an international organization that focuses on smart solutions to hunger and poverty.

On June 7, charitable diners turned out for Dine N Dash 2017, which broke them into two main camps by neighborhood. One group was designated for restaurants in Penn Quarter, including José’s own Jaleo, Oyamel, Zaytinya, and more, while others were to start their dining along 14th Street, and a grab bag of restaurants including Sotto, B Too, Lupe Verde, and more. When you register to go, you choose your starting point, and the sooner you register, the more choices you have.

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Don’t Miss: Dine-N-Dash @ 14th Street NW + Penn Quarter, 6/7/17

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WLPGA President Kimball Chen and José Andrés signed an agreement in support of his NGO World Central Kitchen in 2014. (Photo courtesy World Central Kitchen)

Limited tickets remain for the annual Dine-N-Dash, held by José Andrés and World Central Kitchen to benefit World Central Kitchen’s mission to find smart solutions to hunger and poverty, on June 7.

Buy a ticket now to join fellow foodies at a 14th St. location (but then enjoy more than 30 restaurants along 14th Street NW and within Penn Quarter for the evening with one admission wristband)!

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