News Bites: GottaQ Smokehouse BBQ Expands / Fortnight Wine Bar Opens / Preppy Pig BBQ Closing to Look for New Location

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: GottaQ Smokehouse BBQ Expands / Fortnight Wine Bar Opens / Preppy Pig BBQ Closing to Look for New Location

RI Chefs and Restaurants Stand Out on 2012 James Beard Awards Semifinalists List

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UPDATED (more comments below) The  James Beard Foundation 2012 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists were announced this morning and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list. The semifinalists in our area are: Best New Restaurant: The Dorrance Outstanding Bar Program: Cook & Brown Public House Rising Star Chef [….]