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Capital Meat’s Arthur “Arty” Alafoginis — a tribute

Capital Meat’s Arthur “Arty” Alafoginis — a tribute

By all accounts, Arthur “Arty” Alafoginis was a character, with friendships that transcended all barriers. Whether in the meat business, the wider food industry, on the golf course, in the Greek church he attended, or from his childhood growing up in D.C., he was that guy who made everyone feel like a friend. Arty died […]

Wine about it — right in D.C.!

Wine about it — right in D.C.!

District Winery, the nation’s capital’s very first wine-making business, arrived in September at The Yards, ensconced in the District’s bustling Navy Yard neighborhood. Co-founders are Brian Leventhal and John Stires. Located near Nationals Park, the two-level, 17,000-square-foot space houses an on-site wine-making facility, rooms for private events, a year-around rooftop terrace, and a stunning restaurant […]

Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund

Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund

Michael Birchenall was a man of strong conviction and passion. Among his many attributes, Michael is fondly remembered as a man who offered tremendous support, help and encouragement to young people looking to make careers in the foodservice industry He was always the champion of the bus boy, cook or hostess who was behind the […]