“The Smoking Monkey” Wins the 2012 Temple Downtown WaterFire Cocktail Challenge

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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 [….]

Alliance for a Healthier Rhode Island Sugar Sweetened Beverage Policy Open Letter to RI School Superindendents

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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 [….]

Top Five on eat drink RI in 2011

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It was a couple of days shy of a year ago that eat drink RI launched and it’s been a fantastic year. I thought it would be interesting to see what was the most read parts of the site in 2011 and thought maybe readers would find it interesting as well. After the front page, the [….]

Tini Adds Frostbite Cocktails, Tini Pour and House Bottle to Drink Menu

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Adding to their already excellent lineup of drinks, Tini introduced their Frostbite Cocktails, fittingly enough, on the Winter Solstice. The downtown destination restaurant has also added two new wine options called the Tini Pour and the Tini House Bottle. The five new Frostbite Cocktails are named Hard Cider, Harder Cider, The Plush, Satan’s Little Helper [….]