Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: 2014 Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grant Recipients Announced, Cox Local Video: Eat Drink RI Market, Walrus and Carpenter Oysters 2014 Summer Farm Dinner Series
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.
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 . . .
On Sunday, October 6, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative, the leading nonprofit network of chefs that’s changing the sustainable food landscape . . .
From Walrus and Carpenter Oysters comes the following news release, and accompanying poster, announcing their first Summer Farm Dinner Series in conjunction with some of Rhode Island’s most renowned chefs. Each dinner will include a boat ride to the offshore farm, a tour with farmer Jules Opton-Himmel, and dinner on and in the water. This sounds like some amazing opportunities… Read more →
The American Lamb Board held their fourth annual Lamb Jam at The Charles Hotel in Boston tonight. Chef Michael Scelfo of Russell House Tavern in Cambridge, Massachusetts took home three trophies, one for Best Overall dish, as well as winning Best Belly & Breast dish, and the People’s Choice Award, all for his Smoked and Braised Lamb Belly on a Steamed Bun… Read more →
This Sunday, February 17, all Rhode Island lamb lovers should head to Boston to root for—and more importantly eat the lamb dishes—of Rhode Island chefs Beau Vestal of New Rivers, Champe Speidel of Persimmon and Matt Gennuso of Chez Pascal at the Boston American Lamb Jam. Last year Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead competed for Rhode Island and brought home the… Read more →
Last fall, Matt Jennings, Chef and Co-Owner of Farmstead, Inc., and Beau Vestal, Chef and Co-Owner of New Rivers, teamed up to prepare a Happy 100th Birthday to Julia Child dinner at the James Beard Foundation House in New York. I was invited to document their time in the storied kitchen. In addition to the time-lapse video posted after the… 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 →
City Dining Cards has come to Providence and Eat Drink RI is helping to get the word out about the deck of $10 discounts (on $30 meals) to some of the area’s most popular restaurants. The reason we got behind this product is, unlike a lot of national products like entertainment coupon books and discount deals sites, the people behind… Read more →