The American Lamb Board held their sixth annual Boston Lamb Jam at the Royal Sonesta Boston tonight. Chef Matthew Varga of Gracie’s in Providence, Rhode Island won the trophy in the Middle Eastern category for his Lamb Shoulder Confit with Za’atar, Muhammara and Lebne.
The Rhode Island Food Policy Council (RIFPC) is pleased to announce that federal Farm Bill funds have been secured for Rhode Island through a multi-pronged collaboration to support increased access to fruits and vegetables for the food insecure of Rhode Island, while also benefitting small and mid-sized farmers in the region.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Reed Announces $100K Grant for RI Public Health Institute, Lyle Morse Named Executive Chef Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa, Jack’s Abby Brewing Expands to R.I.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Bottles Fine Wine Begins Drizly Home Delivery, Harvesting Rhode Island Premieres on RI PBS, JWU Student Fellowship Award
The first Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2015, the Great Cupcake Championship, was held this past Sunday, March 15th at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket. Thirteen area bakers specializing in cupcakes competed to see who had the best, according to a panel of six culinary judges (which included this writer), along with competing for the People’s Choice.
Showcasing the best of the ever-expanding Rhode Island culinary scene, the fourth annual, all-local Eat Drink RI Festival returns Thursday, April 30th through Sunday, May 3rd. The Festival, sponsored by Daniele, Inc., will be held throughout Providence.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Newport Restaurant Week 2015, Hemenway’s 30th Anniversary, Fatulli’s Bakery & Deli Re-Opens
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Providence Pi(e) Day 2015, AIDS Project RI Dining Out For Life, Easy Entertaining Inc. 4th Annual Food and Wine Tour
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Fit2cook4Kids Cooking Camps and news from Johnson & Wales University with Student International Pastry Team and Student Fellowship Award
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI James Beard Foundation Award Semifinalist, Farm Fresh RI March Madness, Haven Brothers Documentary on RIPBS, Green with Bleu Workshop Series at Hope & Main, The Mooring’s Weekly Specials