In February the Rhode Island Community Food Bank held it’s annual Taste of the Flower Show preview party at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The Taste of the Flower Show event offers supporters of the Food Bank the opportunity to sample some of the state’s finest food and drink while getting a sneak peak at the landscapes prepared inside the Center before the show opens to the public the following day.
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.
StarChefs.com, a restaurant industry trends magazine, presented it’s 2014 Rising Stars Awards for the Coastal New England region this week. The Awards are given out to honor up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals who represent who StarChefs.com believes is the best in modern dining.
Showcasing the best of the ever-expanding Rhode Island culinary scene, the Eat Drink RI Festival is returning to Providence for an expanded four-day all-local food festival. Taking place Thursday, April 24th through Sunday, April 27th, the Festival . . .
The first Rhode Island Food Fights event of 2014, the Great Cupcake Championship, was held this past Sunday, March 9th at Fête in Providence. Thirteen area bakers specializing in cupcakes competed to see who had the best . . .
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI DEM Farm Viability Grants, Providence Storefront Improvement, The Revolving Door
The 2014 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists were announced today and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Amica’s $75,000 Community Challenge, Food & Water Watch, north bakery
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.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Daniele, Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grants Program, and Providence Restaurant Week 2014 Extended