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There is a popular saying that goes, “Go big or go home.” It applies to a select number of restaurants in Rhode Island that are proven successes and are at the top of any list of dining traditions in the state. They may even be described as legends. They are large-capacity facilities that operate primarily as restaurants. This distinction is important to note and to separate these giants from banquet halls and hotel ballrooms. Such facilities may hold more patrons but are function venues with catering menus that open, cook and serve for events only. This is a clear difference from an eatery that is open to the public during regular hours, offering a varied menu to its patrons for its entire business day and night. more
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled $1.61 million in November, an increase of 1.3 percent compared with the $1.59 million collected in November 2012, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
Food & Wine magazine has nominated two Rhode Island chefs to compete in the fourth annual People’s Best New Chef award contest, which honors talented up-and-coming culinary professionals who have run their own kitchens for fewer than five years. more
WAREHAM, Mass. – The Cape Cod Flyer train service to Hyannis will become an annual feature and will include a new stop in Wareham, The Standard-Times of New Bedford reported last week. The newspaper also said a study to determine the feasibility of year-round weekend service was planned. more
The Collette Foundation, the charitable arm of tour operator Collette Vacations, recently won a World Travel Market Global Award in recognition of its global philanthropic work over the past 12 months. more
Advocacy, mentoring, social responsibility, giving back: These days, it is likely that your restaurant meal comes with a serving of at least one of these good works on the side. more
Rhode Island chefs snagged 10 of this year’s 27 Coastal New England Rising Stars Awards, according to industry trends magazine StarChefs.com. more
Rhode Island takes a back seat to few other places where restaurant superlatives are concerned. One of the latest additions to the list soon will be a display of almost 100 bottles of whiskey. more
Your grandparents knew it as Collette Travel, your parents knew it as Collette Tours, and you’ve know it as Collette Vacations – until now. more
We so often talk about and seek out the newest restaurant in town. And we do not have very far to look to find another new place opening its doors to tempt us. The reviewers and the bloggers join in the quest to be the first at the newest. But the real sustaining reason why Rhode Island is a great dining destination is that like established culinary meccas such as New York City, there are a number of well-established favorite spots in the neighborhoods as well as in the downtown dining districts. more
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