Heidi and Benjamin Sukle To Open New Restaurant birch in Providence

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In a sign that the vibrant and nationally renowned culinary scene in Providence continues to grow, a new restaurant, birch, will be opening this summer from acclaimed chef Benjamin Sukle and Heidi Sukle. The Sukles released the news today that they will be taking over the former Tini space at 200 Washington Street and opening a [….]

Cochon 555 Returns to Boston on Sunday, March 24, 2013 – UPDATED: Chef Michael Scelfo Wins

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Cochon 555, the 10-city culinary competition that promotes sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs, returns to Boston on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Providence’s own Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead won the Boston competition it’s first three years, passing the baton to Chef Jamie Bissonnette of Toro and Coppa last year. This year the Boston event will see [….]

Help Launch Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference this September in Providence

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Readers of this site know how nationally renowned food and drink is in Rhode Island. Our chefs, restaurants and bartenders are recognized annually by the James Beard Foundation, Food & Wine nominates chefs and pastry chefs on their “People’s Best New” lists each year, Bon Appetit chose The Dorrance as one of the best new [….]

RI Restaurants and Chefs Named to 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards Semifinalists List

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The 2013  James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists were announced today and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list. The semifinalists in our area are: Outstanding Bar Program: Cook & Brown Public House Outstanding Service: Persimmon Best Chef: Northeast: Matt Jennings of Farmstead Inc. Champe Speidel [….]