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Food Service
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The genesis of the Newport County Dinner Club was a favorite pastime for owners David and Nancy Rosenberg. The young couple loved eating out, specifically in Newport County. They had seen publications, all print in that late 1980s era, … more
Today anyone can be a restaurant critic or food writer. Our experiences combined with the easy access of social media make what once was reserved for the privileged members of the scribe class accessible to all. more
About seven years ago, when Dennis Iannotti ran a vitamin-supplement store in North Providence, he sold a brand of fortified peanut butter that didn't taste very good. That memory stayed with him and in 2010 he and two friends, all three … more
The newly appointed director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, Scott Jensen, paid a visit recently to my Newport radio station with the outgoing executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, Jody Sullivan. One of the … more
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled just under $1.77 million in December, an increase of 7.8 percent compared with the $1.64 million collected in December 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
Tulay Lawton was recently promoted to general manager of the Savory Grape. Lawton grew up in Istanbul and she began cooking when she was 10. She arrived in the U.S. 13 years ago and started her own catering business, Tulay's Kitchen, which brought … more
Customers of Bottles liquor store in Providence now can buy wine, beer and spirits without ever setting foot inside it. Just by using their smartphone and a free app called Drizly, or by visiting Drizly's website at www.drizly.com, … more
Blake Mitkoff, a culinary arts and food service management major from the Charlotte, N.C., campus, came in first place at Johnson & Wales University’s fourth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition last week for “ChefBook,” an online service for customers who need chefs for private or temporary on-site work. more
(Updated 1:20 p.m. and 9:20 a.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections rose 3.1 percent year over year in February, and 6.9 percent when comparing fiscal year over fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue reported Monday. more
Chefs play a number of roles in their individual restaurants, communities and the food-service industry at large. More than just creators and menu-makers, chefs have great influence on their guests, their staffs and increasingly, their world. … more
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