The American Lamb Board held their fifth annual Lamb Jam at the Royal Sonesta Boston tonight. Chef Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House in Providence, Rhode Island took the Best in Show prize, as well as winning the category of Best Ground dish, both for his Scotch Egg.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: White House Kids’ “State Dinner,” Dave’s Coffee Syrup Goes National, Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Chef 2014
From the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau comes the news of the winter 2014 Providence Restaurant Week. Restaurant Week has grown to Restaurant Weeks, running for two full weeks beginning Sunday, January 5. All the information, including the complete list of participating restaurants can be found . . .
Food & Wine has announced the nominees for this year’s The People’s Best New Chef and in the New England region the nominees include Rhode Island Chefs Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House and Benjamin Sukle of The Dorrance. This is Bolin’s third nomination for the award and Sukle’s second. Food & Wine nominates 100 chefs—ten chefs in ten regions… Read more →
The 2013 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists were announced today and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list. The semifinalists in our area are: Outstanding Bar Program: Cook & Brown Public House Outstanding Service: Persimmon Best Chef: Northeast: Matt Jennings of Farmstead Inc. Champe Speidel of Persimmon The Semifinalists will… Read more →
On Tuesday, February 5th, the fifth annual I HEART PROVIDENCE was held at Providence City Hall. This year’s event included a culinary competition with the theme East Side vs. West Side. East Side chefs Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House, Brandy Schwalbe of The Duck & Bunny, and Paul Jalaf of Vanity “battled” against West Side chefs Mike McHugh… Read more →
Now in it’s fifth year, I HEART PROVIDENCE 2013 is hosting a culinary competition at Providence City Hall between East Side chefs Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House, Brandy Schwalbe of The Duck & Bunny, and Paul Jalaf of Vanity versus West Side chefs Mike McHugh of Julians, James Mark of North, and Jonathan Dille of The Grange, a plant-based… Read more →
From the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau comes the news of the next Providence Restaurant Week. As has become the tradition in the area, Restaurant Week has grown to Restaurant Weeks, running for two full weeks beginning Sunday, January 13. All the information, including the complete list of participating restaurants can be found at http://www.goprovidence.com/rw/ Restaurants Statewide are… Read more →
It’s been just over a year since The New York Times spent 36 hours in Newport and now the news company follows that visit up with a brief tour of Rhode Island’s capital city, Providence by writer Freda Moon. As is usual for the “36 Hours” series, many of our outstanding culinary establishments are mentioned, along with great shopping and cultural… Read more →
Clearly it’s award season, and the food world isn’t getting left out. The James Beard Foundation Award semifinalists were announced two weeks ago and Food & Wine magazine also awards very prestigious honors to chefs and restaurants. Rhode Island’s Melissa Denmark from Gracie’s was nominated in the magazine’s first People’s Best New Pastry Chef and now it’s time to vote in… Read more →