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THE COUNTRY INN in Warren has closed. / COURTESY WJAR-TV NBC 10

The Country Inn closes abruptly

WARREN - Another old school Rhode Island restaurant has shut its doors. The Country Inn on Route 136 in Warren closed permanently as of...
Bruce Newbury

Local culinary high school anything but elementary

One of Newport’s oldest restaurants is not on the waterfront or Bellevue Avenue. The Colonial Dining Room, which opened in 1973, is a 60-seat...
Bruce Newbury

Cosentino shares cooking experience with students, alumni during visit to JWU

With the annual tradition of homecoming weekends every fall at college campuses and high schools, it is a good time to spotlight a local...
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Restaurant styles evolving

There appears to be the beginning of an evolution in restaurant style these days. The traditional “white-tablecloth” dining establishment with a menu of entrée...

Caffe Dolce Vita to bid arrivederci to Federal Hill

PROVIDENCE – A fixture on Federal Hill for 26 years and one of the last of the old school restaurateurs on Providence’s original restaurant...
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Rhode Island culinary culture recognized near and far

Rhode Island continues to receive national and international accolades for our leading-edge culinary culture.On Sept. 12, the Rhode Island Hospitality Association hosted the 15th...
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RWU’s stealthy nutrition

Executive chef Jonathan Cambra and food-service General Manager James Gubata stood in the main dining room at Roger Williams University in Bristol. Several hundred...
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Strong food system supports R.I.’s economy, culture, people

Rhode Island is known for its food. The state’s reputation goes beyond our excellent eateries. The local food industry is often cited as an...
BOTH REMAINING RUBY TUESDAY restaurants have abruptly closed in Rhode Island amid a company restructuring. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Ruby Tuesday restaurants shuttered in R.I. as company restructures

EAST GREENWICH - National restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday has abruptly closed both its locations in Rhode Island as part of a larger restructuring. The...
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Chefs serve up chief advice

It seems these days as if celebrity chefs are taking on the trappings of their fellow celebrities. Gradually in the 20 or so years...
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