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San Francisco World Spirits Competition Accepting Entries

The 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) has just announced it’s call for entries for this year’s competition in March. Over the past 19 years, The SFWSC has established itself as the spirits industry’s most influential competition, with an international reputation for integrity and impartiality.

RAMW Extends Winter Restaurant Week Through January 27

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced that for the first time in the 18 years of its biannual Restaurant Week promotion, it will officially extend Winter Restaurant Week through Sunday, January 27.

Pigeon Forge’s Chuck Wagon Cookoff Coming March 2

A weekend of family-friendly competition, entertainment and delicious frontier food awaits March 2-3 during Pigeon Forge’s Chuck Wagon Cookoff.Lunch, consisting of from-scratch dishes prepared for the competition, will be served at high noon on March 2.

Lineup Unveiled for Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Weeks

The Santa Ynez Valley, heart of Santa Barbara wine country on California’s Central Coast, will run its annual Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Weeks for the ninth time, this year expanding the promotion to two weeks: January 27 through February 10, 2019.

Hay-Adams Celebrating Flavors of Capri with Chef Stefano Mazzone

From February 4–10, Washingtonians and guests of the landmark Hay-Adams can be swept away with the flavors of Capri, Italy as Stefano Mazzone, the executive chef from the island’s renowned five-star Grand Hotel Quisisana, will journey to the nation’s capital.

FSR to Present at Renowned SXSW Conference

Food News Media, publisher of QSR and FSR magazines, is excited to announce that it will be presenting at the world-renowned SXSW Conference hosted in Austin, Texas, in March.Food News Media editorial director Sam Oches will moderate a SXSW panel entitled “Solving the Food Desert Dilemma,” which will address how food entrepreneurs can work to provide low-income neighborhoods with more wholesome, nutritious, affordable foods.

Hard Rock International Hosting Battle of the Bands Competition

Hard Rock International will support aspiring musicians with its Battle of the Bands competition, a global search for top aspiring bands, solo artists, musicians, DJ’s and MC’s worldwide. The competition will give local artists a chance for glory as finalists will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to perform at Hard Rock Cafe New York, $15,000 cash and performance time in front of top music industry executives.

Main Event Celebrates 20th Birthday with Gifts and Giveaways

Main Event Entertainment is saying thank you to its loyal guests by giving away the most epic gifts from the place that has given you the most fun under one roof for 20 years.The epic gifts include:$20 in free arcade playA chance to win a full-size PAC-MAC arcade gameA free Big Fun Super Sundae when you book a birthday party by November 21Unwrap the free arcade play just by signing up online at mainevent.

European-style Food Hall, Legacy Hall, Celebrates First Anniversary 

Legacy Hall is celebrating its 1 Year Anniversary like only an innovative, European-style food hall can by curating a “Best of 2018” dining tour and non-stop entertainment.The Best of 2018 Legacy Hall Tour Packages are available from Thursday, November 15 to Sunday, November 18.

The Sicilian Butcher Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Negroni Cocktail

It’s official, The Sicilian Butcher is home to the title for GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Largest Negroni cocktail. Sheldon Wiley, director of beverage for The Maggiore Group, made the classic cocktail inside a 500 liter oak barrel using equal parts of three premium Italian spirit brands: Carpano Antica Formula, Malfy Gin Originale and Campari.

DC Cocktail Week Announces Lineup

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced the return of DC Cocktail Week, a showcase of the incredible mixologists in the metropolitan Washington region, from Monday, November 12, to Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Everything You Need to Know for Taste of Atlanta

Taste of Atlanta, the city’s much anticipated food and drink festival showcasing the local restaurant scene, is taking place this weekend on October 19, 20 and 21. Held at Historic Fourth Ward Park, the 17th annual festival will feature more than 90 of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants, offering their most craveable dishes alongside live on-stage cooking demos, hands-on group classes from top chefs, a beer garden and more.