The third Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2013, the Lord of the Wings, was held this past Sunday, October 20th at Fête in Providence. Seven area restaurants specializing in chicken wings competed to see who had the best.
On November 11, the region’s most celebrated chefs will gather at Gracie’s to prepare a multi-course dinner for a cause: ending childhood hunger in the United States.
It’s almost time once again for one of the year’s best chef and restaurant events in Rhode Island, the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Where else can you find 24 of the area’s best chefs preparing their fantastic food in the same place, while also benefitting a great charity? The event is coming up on Thursday, September 19 in Newport… Read more →
The second Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2013, the Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown, was held this past Sunday, June 23rd at the Rhode Island Eye Institute‘s parking lot in Wayland Square in Providence. Ten area ice cream producers competed to see who had the best ice cream, according to a panel of four culinary judges (which included this writer), along with… Read more →
Beginning Wednesday, March 27 you can register to play in an online chess tournament, with prizes from world-class chocolate producer Garrison Confections, all to benefit the Central Falls Chess Team. The registration fees and other donations will be used to send the team to the 2013 Supernationals. The Central Falls Chess Team has won 11 State High School and 12… Read more →
The first Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2013, the Great Cupcake Championship, was held this past Sunday, March 10th at Fête in Providence. Twenty-two area cupcake makers competed to see who had the greatest cupcake, according to a panel of five culinary judges (which included this writer), along with competing for the People’s Choice. Three awards, created by Ahlers… Read more →
The third RI Food Fights event, the Spectacular Cookie Smackdown, took place this past Sunday, December 9, 2012. A sold out crowd descended upon Fête in Providence to sample the best cookies in Rhode Island. Fifteen area bakers competed to see who had the greatest cookie, according to a panel of four culinary judges (which included this writer), along with competing… Read more →
The second RI Food Fights event, the Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown, took place this past Saturday, July 21, 2012. A sold out crowd descended upon the Wayland Square neighborhood in Providence to sample the best ice creams in Rhode Island. Eleven area ice cream makers competed to see who had the greatest frozen dessert treat according to a panel of three culinary… Read more →
The Sunnyside Daytime Dining The March/April 2012 issue of Yankee magazine features “New England’s Best Breakfasts” with one restaurant from each of the six New England states being chosen for the story. Yankee‘s favorite in Rhode Island is The Sunnyside Daytime Dining in Warren. Jocelyn Ruggiero wrote about her experience at Chef Joe Simone’s beautiful breakfast-and-lunch gem calling it “more elegant than… Read more →
The first Rhode Island Food Fights event was held on Sunday, March 11 at The Spot Underground in Providence. RI Food Fights, the brainchild of Jim Nellis and Casey Spencer, declared their first competition to be the Great Cupcake Championship and thirteen bakeries from around the state vied for the title of best cupcake in Rhode Island, along with some excellent prizes…. Read more →