March of Dimes Rhode Island 11th Annual Signature Chefs Auction

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In what has become the best annual culinary event in Rhode Island, on Thursday, September 20th, twenty-two of Rhode Island’s best chefs assembled at Belle Mer in Newport for the 11th Annual March of Dimes Rhode Island Signature Chefs Auction. This year’s honoree was Jonathan Cambra of the Boat House in Tiverton. A proud husband and father [….]

March of Dimes Rhode Island 10th Annual Signature Chefs Auction

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In a show of support for Rhode Island’s tiniest citizens, more than 260 guests turned out for the March of Dimes Rhode Island 10th Annual Signature Chefs Auction event held recently at Belle Mer on Goat Island in Newport. The event—which featured the culinary talents of 24 of the state’s leading chefs, and restaurant, theater, accommodation [….]

New Rivers at Twenty

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On Monday night March 15, 2010, a surprise party was held for Bruce Tillinghast, Chef/Owner of New Rivers in Providence, RI, to celebrate the restaurant’s twentieth birthday. When New Rivers’ Executive Chef Beau Vestal asked if I could cover the evening for posterity, of course I said yes. New Rivers is one of those rare [….]