Persimmon in Providence is Open

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After ten years as a staple of Bristol’s dining scene, consistently turning out some of the best cuisine in New England and racking up enough awards and accolades to cover the walls of a restroom, Persimmon has expanded and re-opened on the East Side of Providence.

Three Rhode Island Chefs and a Restaurant Named to 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards Semifinalists List

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The 2014 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists were announced today and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list.

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 [….]