Apply for the 2022 Food Access Fund Grant!

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development is officially accepting applications until Wednesday, July 27! Read More

Best of Washington 2021: The 16 Best New Things to Eat and Drink in DC Right Now

Washingtonian, September 20, 2021. Alliance member Rose Ave Bakery won the title of Best New Food Business in the Washingtonian’s Best of Washington 2021 article. Read More

Here Are The Winners of The 2021 RAMMY Awards

DCist, September 20, 2021. Congratulations to Alliance member Thamee, whose manager Jordan Lee won manager of the Year at the 2021 RAMMY awards. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Brunching Around DC

Washingtonian, September 17, 2021. Alliance members Belga Cafe and Taqueria Habanero were featured as the best spots to brunch in the DC area. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Brunching Around DC

Washingtonian, September 16, 2021. Alliance Member Southwest Soda Pop Shop was mentioned in a Washington Post interview describing a perfect day in D.C. Read More

D.C.-Area Restaurant Industry Pauses to Reflect, Rejoice as RAMMY Nominees Revealed

Washington Business Journal, July 27, 2021 Alliance members, Thamee, Stable DC, Oohh's and Ahh's, and Mercy Me, were all nominated for a 2021 RAMMY. Read More

Eight Stand-Out Sandwiches to Devour in D.C. This Summer

Washington City Paper, July 26, 2021 Alliance member, Buffalo & Bergen, appears on the list of stand-out sandwiches to try in the District. Read More

Neighbors DC Is a New Pop-Up That Supports Small Businesses

Washingtonian, July 12, 2021 Alliance member, Village Cafe, is home to Neighbors DC—a pop-up founded by Enica Barnes and Mahammad Mangum, which curates more than 50 local vendors, rotating seven to ten vendors each Saturday and Sunday. Read More

Alliance Statement in Response to Bill Withdrawal

From: Afford DC, June 11, 2021 Our diverse coalition of working families, small business owners, faith organizations and labor leaders raised their voices to share the devastating economic consequences a new tax would have on DC residents, especially as our community begins to recover from the pandemic. Read More

Alliance for an Affordable DC Statement May 19th, 2021

From: Afford DC, May 19, 2021 As the D.C. Council Committee on Human Services prepares to hold a hearing today on a proposed beverage tax, hundreds of residents called for the Council to reject the tax because of the harm it will cause local small businesses, their employees and hard-working families. Read More