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 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.
- April 30, 2015
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Purchase tickets: Dinner by Dames Truck Stop Grand Tasting Grand Brunch To kick off this year’s Festival we’ve got the return of one of 2014’s most popular dining series Dinner by Dames–and we’ve expanded it for the Eat (more…)
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
The Sun WineFest ’15 is this weekend and as always it attracts some of the best names in the food, wine and spirits world to the Mohegan Sun Resort in southeastern Connecticut.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Newport Vineyards Opens Restaurant, DEM Farm Viability Grants, Cook & Brown Public House Wins National Competition
On Sunday, October 19, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative is assembling some of Rhode Island’s best “farm-to-fork” chefs to promote awareness of local and sustainable ingredients available in the Ocean State.
Seth Resler is the producer of the 2014 Taste Trekkers Food & Travel Expo, which returns to Providence on October 3rd through the 5th. We asked him a few questions . . .
Richard J. S. Gutman is the Director and Curator of the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University in Providence. He is also the country’s leading authority on diners, and has authored four books on the subject.