INDUSTRY NIGHT

Take a deep dive into the Industry and beyond.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: April 12, 2021
On the next Industry Night, one thing the pandemic has made crystal clear is that our outside space is sacred. Jessica Petrino from appliance experts AjMadison, landscape architect, Robert Bell of Bell Design, Inc., and lighting specialist, Reed Libby from Affordable Sprinklers join Nycci Nellis to talk about creating an outdoor oasis. But first, Moon Rabbit's Kevin Tien shares his experience as a first-gen Vietnamese American and all the details on the massive fundraiser he has put together with chefs Erik Bruner-Yang and Tim Ma, Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: April 6, 2021
On the next Industry Night, chef/owner Danny Lee, (of some of DC’s most loved restaurants, Mandu, Chiko, Anju), shares his experience as an Asian American & offers guidance on what we can all do to put a stop to racism & hate. Later in the show, Nycci says goodbye to Rosé all day and hello to Sake with DC Sake Co's Reiko Hirai. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: Mach 23, 2021
Have you been invited to join Clubhouse? What is this new social media phenomena and why should you be on it? On the next Industry Night, Rita Goodroe, International speaker and business strategist talks why who, what, where and how Clubhouse is the next great networking platform. Erik Bruner-Yang pops back to revisit "Pandemic Year in Review" & his Power of 10 Initiative’s evolvement. Listen to the full episode here. 
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: March 16, 2021
It’s been a year since the pandemic shut us down. On the next Industry Night, Nycci Nellis goes on a data discovery mission on the industry’s numbers with MarginEdge’s co-founder, Bo Davis, and owner of Ford’s Fish Shacks Tony Stafford. RealFunDC’s Tommy McFly pops in with a Cherry Blossom Festival updates. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: March 9, 2021
During these pandemic times, as discussed on this show often, businesses have had to pivot and swivel and contort themselves in all sorts of ways to survive with hopes of thriving. Elliot Spaisman of Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, Valerie Zweig of RX Chicken & Maria Iturralde of Saya Salteña joins Nycci on Industry Night to chat about Collaborative Kitchen spaces. Kathy Hollinger of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington provides the latest pandemic updates for both those in the industry and consumers. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: March 2, 2021
We all talk about local — buying local, shopping local — but in these pandemic days, it is pretty easy to just order online. It is up to us, the consumer to do our homework, stay educated, and support those that greatly enrich our communities and our bellies! Dawson's Market, one of the few independently owned grocery stores in the DC Metro Area that is committed to filling its shelves with local producers, joins Nycci along with local purveyors Christelle Szymkowicz, founder and CEO of Kreyol Kitchen, Roya Shadravan & Kristy Lam with Mulan Dumpling and Berni & Helene Gallent of Little Austria. All on this week's Industry Night at 7PM on Real Fun DC. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: February 23, 2021
On Industry Night, RAMW’s Kathy Hollinger is back to chat pandemic updates for both those in the hospitality industry & its consumers. And, Nycci talks rapid changes in food tech and third party delivery systems with Adam Fry of DC To Go Go. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: February 16, 2021
On Industry Night, Courtney Lewis launched Err’body Eats in August of last year. Courtney and her organization is empowering the food insecure and have distributed over 3600 meals already. Later in the show, Chef Ed Reavis & his wife/business partner Jennifer Meltzer talk swiveling in the pandemic with their Money Muscle BBQ launched and what it means to be a black-owned business in 2021. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: February 9, 2021
On the next Industry Night, Kathy Hollinger of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington is back to update all of us on the status of pandemic dining in DC. And, Chef Jonathan Krinn of Clarity in Virginia is hosting an array of DC chefs. I call it a collaboration he calls it crossing culinary bridges. Joining Chef Krinn: Chef JoJo LawYone of Thamee, Chef Bobby Pradachith of Thip Khao, and Chef David Fritsche & Silvan Kramer of Stable. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: February 2, 2021
Was one of your resolutions to learn more about the history of the spirits behind the bar? On Industry Night, two experts - Zach Patterson, of Melrose Umbrella Co. bar in LA and a Genever (Gen-aa-ver) Category Ambassador & Glendon Hartley of DC's Service Bar - chatted pandemic survival, building a better bar and the history of one of the original spirits, Genever. Listen to the full episode here.
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