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James Beard rejiggers the map

The James Beard Awards have become known as the Oscars of the food world. Competition has become intense as chefs and restaurateurs constantly search...
Bruce Newbury

A breakout of signature dishes

Chefs and restaurants are known for their style and approach to the cuisine, often featuring signature creations on a menu driven by the ethnic...
Bruce Newbury

The clambake – our indigenous cuisine

T.R. McGrath knows about family and about clambakes. McGrath Clambakes Inc., doing business as McGrath Clambakes & Catering, has been putting on clambakes in...
Bruce Newbury

Food trucks in demand

The food-truck phenomenon shows no sign of slowing down. Food trucks, as opposed to food carts, are equipped with facilities to store and cook...
NEWPORT has voted to grant permits to food trucks and carts. Above, a crowd gathers at a Friday night food truck gathering at Roger Williams Park in Providence in 2016. / PBN FILE PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Food trucks roll in Newport

NEWPORT – A summer-long debate on allowing food trucks to sell on the streets of Newport was finally resolved Wednesday evening.The Newport City Council,...
Bruce Newbury

Can so many new restaurants capture our fancy?

Two new restaurants have just opened in Newport. An Italian bistro called Vieste is now in the original Stoneacre space on lower Thames Street....
Bruce Newbury

In search of the next R.I. hot foodie spot

The recent honorees of Providence Business News’ 40 Under Forty awards program make a positive statement about our state and its promise. There are...
Bruce Newbury

Cooperation serves food for good in Providence

There is an ongoing drumbeat of issues loosely related to food. Terms such as food desert, food insecurity and food activism are frequently heard....
LOCAL FLAVOR: Gracie’s is taking part in the summer Providence Restaurant Weeks, July 7-20. Owner Ellen Slattery with, background from left, kitchen staff Jordan Fleischer, Brian O’Connell, Andres Rodriguez and Josh Berman, in the restaurant's Washington Street location in Providence. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Providence Restaurant Weeks arrives with summer

PROVIDENCE – When the outside temperature heats up, savvy foodies know it is time to make plans to take part in Providence Restaurant Weeks....
Bruce Newbury

Rhode Island foodies gladly take the test

Providence and Rhode Island and the foodies who live here are no stranger to testing out new foods. This is not to be confused...
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