Chef Matt Jennings Nominated for James Beard Foundation Awards Best Chef Northeast

The James Beard Foundation Award nominations were announced this afternoon and Providence’s own Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead & La Laiterie received a nomination in the Best Chef Northeast category. I spoke with Jennings as he was driving a van full of cheesemongers and restaurant staff home from a cheese-making trip to Vermont. Jennings was
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Newport Restaurant Week, March 25 – April 3, 2011

Newport Restaurant Week returns on Friday and it’s grown quite a bit more than it’s name covers. There are over 40 restaurants participating from not only Newport County, but also Bristol County. On top of the large region, the “week” is going for ten days, encompassing two full weekends for dining out at great prices.
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