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Are menu prices rising too much?

Skyrocketing food costs over the past couple of years have left restaurant chains with no choice but to hike menu prices. (Nations Restaurant News)

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GSBA Honors Terra Plata Co-Owners

Tamara Murphy and Linda Di Lello Morton, co-owners of Seattle restaurant Terra Plata, have been active members of their community for years. This year they are being recognized for their

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2016 Hill Climb was a success

On January 25, more than 200 restaurant and hotel, owners and operators came to Olympia. This dedicated group arrived at the state capitol to act as a voice for the

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Restaurateurs look to pay fortune forward

When David Tevet was honored this year for the charitable work he does to help feed hungry children, he said he couldn’t have done it had he not owned a restaurant.

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Hot Off the Grill – 2015 Legislative Session Half-way point

Dear WRA members, Session reaches mid-point The 2015 legislative session reached its mid-point this week with a major cut-off date on Wednesday. To see a calendar of all the 2015

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Final rules on menu labeling passed federally

Impacts restaurants with 20 or more locations While there have been attempts to pass a statewide law on menu labeling, this hasn’t occurred in Washington. However, a federal law that

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: October 30, 2014 Stephanie Davenport, Washington Restaurant Association, 360-956-7279   SEATTLE, WA – Governor Jay Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and Mayor Ed Murray joined

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DOR Releases Spirit Taxes Report

May 1, 2013 Updated monthly, DOR releases a report on forecasted and actual tax collection of Washington’s spirit taxes.  Spirit Tax Report, DOR.  The report contains information related to the