News Bites: RI DEM Grant Opportunities / Coggeshall Farm Museum Crowdfunding Campaign / Stock Culinary Goods & Garrison Confections / Newport Restaurant Group to Open Avvio

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: RI DEM Grant Opportunities / Coggeshall Farm Museum Crowdfunding Campaign / Stock Culinary Goods & Garrison Confections / Newport Restaurant Group to Open Avvio

Attend an Earth Dinner This Week

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Many of the best restaurants in the area are having Earth Dinners this week in honor of the 41st Earth Day this Friday, April 22. The Earth Dinner program was developed by Organic Valley, a cooperative of family farm-owners and leader in organics. Each year, they host Earth Dinners at restaurants throughout the country to [….]

New Rivers at Twenty

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On Monday night March 15, 2010, a surprise party was held for Bruce Tillinghast, Chef/Owner of New Rivers in Providence, RI, to celebrate the restaurant’s twentieth birthday. When New Rivers’ Executive Chef Beau Vestal asked if I could cover the evening for posterity, of course I said yes. New Rivers is one of those rare [….]