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.
I am very excited to announce that Eat Drink RI is one of two recipients of the 2014 Rhode Island Foundation Innovation Fellowship. I am looking forward to creating a central culinary market for all Rhode Islanders, highlighting the amazing local food and drink that we have in our state.
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.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: White House Kids’ “State Dinner,” Dave’s Coffee Syrup Goes National, Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Chef 2014
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI Hospitality Culinary Competition, Rhode Island Open Space Grants, Ocean State Job Lot Food Donation
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 . . .
Last year Providence restaurant Chez Pascal celebrated ten years under the ownership of Kristin and Matt Gennuso. The Gennusos threw the Ham Jam, a great big party with a bunch of bands. A highlight of the evening was the inaugural performance of Turn for the Wurst.
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