News Bites: Gracie’s, Farmstead Inc. and Temple Restaurant & Lounge

Three current news releases—Eat Drink RI is not the source for these items—please follow any links for more information. Gracie’s Allan Industries hosts 2nd annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Re-Focus clients at Gracie’s For the second Thanksgiving in a row, Allan Industries will join Gracie’s to proudly welcome approximately 60 clients and staff of Re-Focus, Inc.,[…]

Gracie’s “Wines of the World” Returns on Monday, October 22, 2012

AAA Four-Diamond Award restaurant to showcase 40 wines and canapés from 10 international regions, beer and spirits tasting with sweet sensations, and live music. Culinary fans and wine lovers from throughout New England know Gracie’s as one of the best palate-pleasing locations in Providence. For the third time, the award-winning team at Gracie’s will be[…]

Gracie’s Outstanding in the Field dinner in Portsmouth, R.I.

On Wednesday, September 12, the Gracie’s team moved from Providence to Portsmouth for a spectacular evening with the Outstanding in the Field tour. This year’s dinner was held at Aquidneck Farms on what could only be described as a picture-perfect setting with the table for 150 guests extending down to the western bank of the[…]

Gracie’s Star Chefs Series with Chef Ciril Hitz – Monday, August 6, 2012

It’s time again for one of my favorite dinners of the entire year, and I have some pretty spectacular dinners—just recently I tasted most of the items on 2012 James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist Chef Benjamin Sukle’s new menu at The Dorrance and had incredible wines with dinner at the Troquet wine cellar clear out[…]

Gracie’s Chosen Again to Showcase Rainier Cherries for Northwest Cherries’ Tree-to-Table

For the second year in a row, Northwest Cherries has commissioned Gracie’s restaurant in Providence to represent Rhode Island while celebrating the Rainier cherry. As part of the annual Northwest Cherries’ Tree-to-Table event one restaurant in each state is asked to create a unique menu offering featuring Rainier cherries. The cherry is regarded for its “crisp bite and[…]

Celebrate Earth Day with a local Earth Dinner to benefit Chefs Collaborative

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[…]