Winner of the Great Cupcake Championship 2015, Bake. Eat. Love. with the judges

Bake. Eat. Love. Wins Rhode Island Food Fights Great Cupcake Championship 2015

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.

from left to right: host Mike Ritz, judge David Dadekian, judge Andrew Shotts, Julians Pastry Chef Jordan Iziah Veiga, judge Stephanie Caress, judge Maria Meza, host John Taraborelli

Chef Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House Wins Two Trophies at 2014 Boston American Lamb Jam

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.

Cox Local Video: Bols Genever Cocktail Competition at The Eddy

Last November nine of Rhode Island’s top bartenders gathered at The Eddy in Providence, along with a crowd of many more bartenders, four judges and a lot of Bols Genever, to compete for a trip to Tampa to celebrate Repeal Day. Because of the Repeal Day prize the cocktails created were to all be Prohibition-era inspired.

Ladder 133 Sports Bar & Grill Wins Rhode Island Food Fights Lord of the Wings 2013

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.