Persimmon in Providence is Open

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.

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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