Heidi and Benjamin Sukle To Open New Restaurant birch in Providence

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
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Help Launch Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference this September in Providence

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

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
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