This past November, Gracie’s restaurant in Providence hosted a No Kid Hungry fundraiser for Share Our Strength. Gracie’s Executive Chef Matthew Varga and Pastry Chef Melissa Denmark were joined by several guest chefs–Chef Matt Gennuso of Chez Pascal in Providence, Chef Keith Luce of The Square in Greenport, New York and Evan Mallett of the Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth, New Hampshire–to prepare the evening’s cocktail reception and multi-course dinner.
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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 →
Three current news releases—Eat Drink RI is not the source for these items—please follow any links for more information. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar “Sweet Charity” Cocktail for a Cause! Fleming’s supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during October Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar announces its latest Cocktail for a Cause: the “Sweet Charity.” For the entire month… Read more →
In what has become the best annual culinary event in Rhode Island, on Thursday, September 20th, twenty-two of Rhode Island’s best chefs assembled at Belle Mer in Newport for the 11th Annual March of Dimes Rhode Island Signature Chefs Auction. This year’s honoree was Jonathan Cambra of the Boat House in Tiverton. A proud husband and father of two, Cambra has been… Read more →
Five current news releases—Eat Drink RI is not the source for these items—please follow any links for more information. La Laiterie PATIO POURS La Laiterie Welcomes Summer with Patio “Parties” Featuring Boutique Wines, Housemade Charcuterie and Farmstead Cheeses WHAT: With a New England bistro (La Laiterie) and attached artisanal cheese/gourmet foods shop (Farmstead) tucked away in Providence’s Wayland Square, Matt… Read more →
Thinking of going out to eat this week? Please dine out on Thursday, April 26, at a restaurant participating in Dining Out for Life. Participating restaurants donate a percentage of your purchases on this day to AIDS Project Rhode Island, for HIV/AIDS care and prevention services. There are over 25 restaurants taking part in the fundraiser, many of them also… Read more →
This week a number of Rhode Island area restaurants are participating in Earth Dinner events. The Dinners are a series of events sponsored by Chefs Collaborative and Organic Valley to promote local, sustainable and organic foods. Over 100 restaurants around the country are participating in this event and donating a portion of their proceeds to help Chefs Collaborative’s work of… 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 →