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Hospitality & Tourism
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Two Rhode Island chefs have made it into the first round of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards. Named as semifinalists for Best Chef: Northeast were Chef Derek Wagner, chef and proprietor of Nick’s On Broadway, and Champe Speidel, chef and owner with wife Lisa of Persimmon in Bristol. more
The “Hell Paitan” on Ken’s Ramen on Washington Street is one of the best places in the country to find a dish of “uncommon ramen,” according to Bon Appetit’s “Eat Like a Local” feature. more
As tourist season gets underway, an established Newport restaurant owned in part by one of PBN’s 10 chefs To watch under 35 is expanding to both ends of busy Thames Street and bringing a hi-tech perk with it. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
After announcing, then dropping a statewide tourism slogan, the R.I. Commerce Corp. picked up where it left off, moving forward Monday with a campaign to better define and promote the state to potential visitors. more
Diners are encouraged to “take a bite out of winter” during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, which begin Jan. 10 and run through Jan. 23. more
A $9 million federal grant to build a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95 in Hopkinton was announced Monday by the state’s congressional delegation as well as Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and hotel tax collections increased year over year in February by 15.2 percent and 11.3 percent, respectively. more
Yankee Magazine has released its 2016 Editor’s Choice Awards singling out the best places to dine in Rhode Island, and they range from all-you-can-eat fare at Wright’s Farm to the upscale Simpatico in Jamestown. more
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