Rhode Island Round-Up 2015

Eat Drink RI Presents The Second Annual “Rhode Island Round-Up” Dinner Series With Chefs Sonya Coté of Eden East (Austin, TX) and Chris Kleyla of Statesman Tavern (Bristol, RI)

Celebrated Austin, Texas Chef Sonya Coté of Eden East is returning to Rhode Island this summer for the second annual Rhode Island Round-Up dinner series produced by Eat Drink RI on August 12th and 13th. Coté, a Rhode Island native, will partner with Chef Chris Kleyla of Bristol’s newest restaurant, the Statesman Tavern, to prepare the dinners. The culinary experiences will be held at Horseshoe Farm, a private estate surrounded by miles of fences along the coastal countryside in Westerly, RI.

Dining room at Persimmon (click to make larger)

Persimmon in Providence is Open

After ten years as a staple of Bristol’s dining scene, consistently turning out some of the best cuisine in New England and racking up enough awards and accolades to cover the walls of a restroom, Persimmon has expanded and re-opened on the East Side of Providence.

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

RI DEM News Release: Governor, Moffit, DEM Announce Grant Awards to Local Food Businesses During Rhode Island’s 15th Annual “Ag” Day

As part of her continued efforts to grow Rhode Island’s green economy, Governor Raimondo joined First Gentleman Andy Moffit, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and other partners today to mark the 15th anniversary of Agriculture “Ag” Day in Rhode Island.

Walrus and Carpenter Oysters 2015 Farm Dinner, photo by David DadekianWalrus and Carpenter Oysters 2015 Farm Dinner, photo by David Dadekian