Gracie’s Outstanding in the Field dinner in Portsmouth, R.I.

On Wednesday, September 12, the Gracie’s team moved from Providence to Portsmouth for a spectacular evening with the Outstanding in the Field tour. This year’s dinner was held at Aquidneck Farms on what could only be described as a picture-perfect setting with the table for 150 guests extending down to the western bank of the
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Have you visited Chez Pascal’s Wurst Window for lunch yet?

Sure it’s a cliche, but talk about turning lemons into lemonade. When a car crashed into the side of Chez Pascal over a year ago owners Kristin and Matt Gennuso decided to use the damage to their advantage and put in a take-out window. They already served fast fare that was take-out friendly from the
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Chef Jamie Bissonnette Wins Cochon 555 Boston 2012

Chef Jamie Bissonnette of Coppa and Toro in Boston was the winner of the fourth annual Cochon 555 Boston competition. The event, held this year at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Boston was even more over-the-top than years past with a packed ballroom of people eating outstanding pork dishes from Bissonnette along with the four other competitors, Chefs
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Charcutepalooza December: Thank You

And so it goes. Our year of meat has come to a close. For the final Charcutepalooza challenge we were told to show what we learned all year. In Cathy’s own words, do some “showing off” with a celebration. Personally, I think a lot of the Charcutepalooza participants have been showing off all year long—and I
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