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Eat Drink RI Presents The Second Annual “Rhode Island Round-Up” Dinner Series With Chefs Sonya Coté of Eden East (Austin, TX) and Chris Kleyla of Statesman Tavern (Bristol, RI)

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Celebrated Austin, Texas Chef Sonya Coté of Eden East is returning to Rhode Island this summer for the second annual Rhode Island Round-Up dinner series produced by Eat Drink RI on August 12th and 13th. Coté, a Rhode Island native, will partner with Chef Chris Kleyla of Bristol’s newest restaurant, the Statesman Tavern, to prepare the dinners. The culinary experiences will be held at Horseshoe Farm, a private estate surrounded by miles of fences along the coastal countryside in Westerly, RI.

InactiveThe Second Annual Rhode Island Round-Up

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Rhode Island Round-Up 2015 Celebrated Austin, Texas Chef Sonya Coté of Eden East is returning to Rhode Island this summer for the second annual Rhode Island Round-Up dinner series produced by Eat Drink RI on August 12th and 13th. Coté, a Rhode Island native, will partner with Chef Chris Kleyla of Bristol’s newest restaurant, the Statesman Tavern, to prepare the dinners. The culinary experiences will be held at Horseshoe Farm, a private estate surrounded by miles of fences along the coastal countryside in Westerly, RI. Coté brings her acclaimed bold Texas flavors easterly, merging with Kleyla’s passion for showcasing the bounty of summer in New England—locally landed seafood, beef & pork from Blackbird Farm, and the best ingredients from Rhode Island farmers and purveyors, such as Moonrose Farm and Four Town Farm. Dinner will be paired with seasonal cocktails, including Texas-based Deep Eddy Vodka. Produced by Eat Drink RI, the “Rhode Island Round-Up” will recreate the unequaled dining experience that Eden East provides guests each weekend on the grounds of Austin’s Springdale Farm. “Eden East defies description,” wrote TRIBEZA magazine. “It’s like a high-end picnic—and there’s truly nothing like it in Austin right now.”

Second Annual Rhode Island Round-Up Menu

HORS D’OEUVRES lobster memela | smoked pork belly crema, cilantro, red onion beef tartare | fried leeks, radish, pickled mustard seed, crostini smoked bluefish | potato chip, capers, crème fraîche pimento cheese | roasted red peppers, pickled radish, baguette

DINNER 1st Clams & Mussels | smoked pork shoulder, charred corn, wilted greens, ancho-miso broth, grilled bread 2nd Lettuces | bacon bits, tomatoes, pecorino, tarragon, cucumber 3rd Monkfish | grilled summer squashes, confit potato, carrot beurre monté Intermezzo Fluke Crudo | lemon oil, serrano pepper, melon, basil 4th Smoked Brisket | escabèche cabbage slaw, RI sweet corn, BBQ sauce 5th Peach Pie | whipped cream, raspberries

menu subject to change
Rhode Island Round-Up 2015Each evening begins with drinks and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner paired with cocktails. All-inclusive tickets are $135 per guest and are non-refundable, but are transferable. The event is tented and will be held rain or shine.         Rhode Island Round-Up 2015 Rhode Island Round-Up 2015 Rhode Island Round-Up 2015

InactiveRhode Island Round-Up: Farm Dinner with Austin's Eden East

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Eden East, photo by D. Gentile
Eden East, photo by D. Gentile
Celebrated Austin, Texas farm-to-table restaurant Eden East, led by Owner and Executive Chef Sonya Coté—a Rhode Island native—is traveling to the east coast for this exclusive dinner series hosted by Horseshoe Farm, a private estate surrounded by miles of fences along the coastal countryside in Westerly, RI. The acclaimed Austin eatery brings its exquisite dining experience easterly, merging its bold Texas flavors and ingredients with local products from New England farmers and purveyors, including Blackbird FarmWalrus and Carpenter OystersJonathan Edwards WineryRevival Brewing Company and more.

Rhode Island Round-Up Menu

The Rhode Island 3-Way Walrus and Carpenter Oyster Raw | grapefruit & cucumber mignonette Oysters “Bootlegged” | cornmeal, dry cured sausage aioli, garlic chives Grilled Oysters on the Half Shell | holy trinity, filé, chocolate roux paired with a cocktail from Texas-based Deep Eddy Vodka

Lobster Tacos | summer slaw, Texas corn tortillas, avocado creme fraiche paired with Jonathan Edwards Winery Lodi Zinfandel

Chipotle Clam & Mussel Chowder | seafood fumet, glen’s smoked chili flake, red potato, carrot, ancho tomato, zucchini clam cakes paired with Revival Brewing Company beer

Grilled Red Shrimp & Grits | red eye gravy, pork belly, melted leeks paired with Jonathan Edwards Winery Estate Connecticut Chardonnay

Texas BBQ Smoked Briskets | escabeche, whole grilled green onions, house made BBQ sauce Corn in the Husk | jalapeno & cilantro compound butter, queso cotija paired with Revival Brewing Company beer

Texas Toast French Toast | Sweet Corn & Chili Gelato, lime zest paired with Jonathan Edwards Winery Estate Connecticut Gewürztraminer

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Produced by Eat Drink RI and sponsored by The Haversham Restaurant, the Eden East “Rhode Island Round-Up” will recreate the unequaled dining experience that the restaurant provides guests each weekend on the grounds of Austin’s Springdale Farm. Eden East will donate a percentage of sales from the dinners to Colors for a Cause RI, a non-profit organization that supports families with children suffering from cancer.

Read the full release for more details about Eden East and Chef Sonya Coté.

Each evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by a seated dinner paired with wine & beer. Tickets are $150.00 per guest, all-inclusive, and are non-refundable, but are transferable. The event is tented and will be held rain or shine. Rhode Island Round-Up