The winners of the 4th Annual Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown, Lincoln Creamery, with The TropiGals, photo by Ray McGinnis
Revival Brewing Company Night Swim'ah
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
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Team Gracie's wins the Middle Eastern category trophy at the Boston Lamb Jam

Gracie’s Chef Matthew Varga Wins at 2015 Boston Lamb Jam, Chef Tiffani Faison Takes Best in Show

The American Lamb Board held their sixth annual Boston Lamb Jam at the Royal Sonesta Boston tonight. Chef Matthew Varga of Gracie’s in Providence, Rhode Island won the trophy in the Middle Eastern category for his Lamb Shoulder Confit with Za’atar, Muhammara and Lebne.

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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.