Initiative 77, making it District law to guarantee every full-time employee a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2025, passed 55 percent to 45 percent. An online petition is being circulated to “Continue the fight – bring 77 to City Council!”
Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.
The Georgetowner takes this opportunity to heartily congratulate Patrick O’Connell on the 40th anniversary of the beloved Inn at Little Washington and welcome José Andrés to Georgetown.
The industry has taken a hit this year from the sexual harassment scandals and Anthony Bourdain’s passing. Speeches at the D.C. ceremony emphasized the need for community and a spirit of togetherness.
Located in the Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton for two years, until late 2016, the restaurant — from José Andrés’s ThinkFoodGroup — replaces neighborhood rib joint Old Glory at 3139 M St. NW.
Close to 200 restaurateurs, entrepreneurs and Georgetown residents packed the new Church Hall beer hall at 1080 Wisconsin Ave. NW on May 14 to hear a roundtable discussion on “Georgetown’s Restaurant Renaissance.”
This year, 50 embassies participated in the May 5 “Around the World Embassy Tour” with open houses, exhibits, food and entertainment.
Revolving retailers and restaurants in Georgetown: one bridal shop takes another's place on Wisconsin Avenue and Italian subs for Cajun on M Street.
Ready, Georgetown? Here they come: Church Hall for beer, Bluestone Lane for coffee and Reren for lamen (sic).
A handful of Georgetown restaurants scored nominations across the 19 categories in the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington RAMMY Awards.