The winners of the 4th Annual Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown, Lincoln Creamery, with The TropiGals, photo by Ray McGinnis
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.