Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island: Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Senator Jack Reed and the Farm Bill, the White Horse Tavern and Swiss Village Foundation
On Sunday, October 6, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative, the leading nonprofit network of chefs that’s changing the sustainable food landscape . . .
Now in it’s 8th year the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival not only brings in some of the most prominent chefs from around the country . . .
It’s almost time once again for one of the year’s best chef and restaurant events in Rhode Island, the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Where else can you find 24 of the area’s best chefs preparing their fantastic food in the same place, while also benefitting a great charity? The event is coming up on Thursday, September 19 in Newport… Read more →
March of Dimes 12th Annual Signature Chefs Auction Thursday, September 19, 2013 Belle Mer, Newport March of Dimes Rhode Island is delighted to announce that award-winning Chef Kevin Thiele will be its 2013 Signature Chef. Thiele is Director of Food and Beverage/Executive Chef at the venerable Hotel Viking in Newport, RI, part of Noble House Hotels & Resorts Ltd. Ellen… Read more →
For Release: May 2, 2013 Contact: Gail Mastrati 222-4700 ext. 2402 DEM ANNOUNCES OPENING OF FOUR WEEKLY FARMERS’ MARKETS AT STATE PARKS THIS WEEK; OTHER MARKETS OPERATED BY DEM SLATED TO OPEN IN MID-JULY Bedding Plants, Flowers Available at Farmers’ Markets for Mother’s Day, Memorial Day PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that four farmers’ markets located in… Read more →
From Discover Newport comes the news of the next Newport Restaurant Week, which includes both Newport and Bristol Counties. As has become the tradition in the area, Restaurant Week runs for a little more than a week, going from Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 14 . All the information, including the complete list of participating restaurants can be found… Read more →
The following is a media release from Chefs Collaborative regarding their upcoming Trash Fish Dinner. Two of the chefs from the Rhode Island network, Jake Rojas of Tallulah on Thames and Derek Wagner of Nick’s on Broadway, are participating, along with a group of some of New England’s best. Tickets are now available for this multi-course New England seafood dinner…. Read more →
Congratulations to Providence’s Gracie’s and Newport’s Bouchard Restaurant and Inn and Castle Hill Inn. All three are in a list of the top 100 restaurants in the country, alongside such worldwide best restaurants as Eleven Madison Park and The French Laundry, as chosen by OpenTable reviews. According to OpenTable, “Out of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by OpenTable diners… Read more →
Three current news releases—Eat Drink RI is not the source for these items—please follow any links for more information. Campus Fine Wines Campus Fine Wines under new ownership for 1st time in nearly 40 years The new owners of Campus Fine Wines will celebrate the store’s Grand Reopening throughout December, with Champagne tastings every Friday from 4PM-7PM. Two local wine… Read more →