The Dorrance in Providence is one of Bon Appétit’s Top 50 Best New Restaurants of 2012

The accolades continue to pour in for The Dorrance. Those of us who’ve eaten there know it’s one of the best new places to eat and drink in Rhode Island but now Bon Appétit magazine’s Foodist, Andrew Knowlton, has chose the Providence restaurant as one of the Top 50 Best New Restaurants in the country. This
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Sunday’s The New York Times Spends “36 Hours in Providence, R.I.”

It’s been just over a year since The New York Times spent 36 hours in Newport and now the news company follows that visit up with a brief tour of Rhode Island’s capital city, Providence by writer Freda Moon. As is usual for the “36 Hours” series, many of our outstanding culinary establishments are mentioned, along
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“The Smoking Monkey” Wins the 2012 Temple Downtown WaterFire Cocktail Challenge

On Wednesday evening, June 13, 2012, Temple Downtown Restaurant & Lounge held their first WaterFire Cocktail Challenge. Five of the Temple bartenders were challenged to create a signature cocktail and competed to be named the WaterFire cocktail at Temple Downtown. The cocktails were judged by Barnaby Evans, Executive Artistic Director of WaterFire, Gail Ciampa, Providence Journal Food Editor and Dale Venturini, President
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Alliance for a Healthier Rhode Island Sugar Sweetened Beverage Policy Open Letter to RI School Superindendents

As of January 26th, over 20 important organizations signed onto a joint letter urging Rhode Island schools to reject participation in marketing programs like MyCokeRewards. This letter will be circulated to school superintendents, principals, PTA’s/PTOS and others key stakeholders across the state. We’ll have lots of other opportunities to take action, so please join our
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