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GRATEFUL: The late Sylvia Moubayed, owner of Cav Restaurant in Providence, speaks during the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting in 2013, in which she was named the CVB member of the year. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE WARWICK CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Embodying the true spirit of hospitality

“I am grateful every day.” To those who knew the late Sylvia ­Moubayed, the feeling was mutual. She had a spirit that embodied true hospitality...
Bruce Newbury

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival a feast for local economy

As much as the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival has established itself as one of the most sophisticated and anticipated events on the...
SYLVIA MOUBAYED, owner if CAV Restaurant, has died at the age of 80. / COURTESY CAV RESTAURANT

CAV owner Moubayed dead at 80

PROVIDENCE – Providence restaurateur Sylvia Moubayed, the proprietor of CAV Restaurant in Providence, has died unexpectedly at the age of 80. She died at her...
MELISSA DENMARK WAS NAMED in Zagat's 2017 national 30 under 30 list. /COURTESY GRACIE'S

Local chef in national 30 under 30

PROVIDENCE - The user driven restaurant reviewer Zagat's 30 Under 30 select list of young professionals in hospitality and food service includes a chef...
Bruce Newbury

Relocation of north to Dean Hotel a local restaurant-culture win

Owned by chef James Mark, Providence restaurant north announced it will be relocating to the Dean Hotel this September, replacing the current German eatery,...
Bruce Newbury

Successful eateries take care of the ‘boss’

In the dynamic world of the restaurant industry, there naturally occurs a certain amount of ebb and flow. Tastes change, neighborhoods change, philosophies change,...
THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT of Health has warned restaurants of a scam involving phony health inspection calls.

RIDOH reports scam involving restaurant inspections and credit card information

PROVIDENCE - Two restaurants in Rhode Island have been the target of a phone scam involving phony health inspections. According to the Rhode Island...
THE LITTLE COMPTON TOWN COUNCIL voted unanimously to deny the Stone House Inn an entertainment license during an Aug. 10 public hearing. The inn had its entertainment license disqualified earlier this year after it was found in violation of a zoning ordinance due to an off-site 90-car parking lot. /COURTESY STONE HOUSE INN

Little Compton Town Council denies Stone House entertainment license

This story has been updated to reflect the Little Compton Town Council's decision to unanimously deny the Stone House Inn an entertainment license. LITTLE COMPTON...
THE RESTAURANT NORTH will be moving to the Dean Hotel replacing the current German eatery Faust. A new concept will be opening at north's current location in Luongo Square. / COURTESY CHRISTIAN HARDER

Restaurant north moves east

PROVIDENCE - The dynamic restaurant scene in Providence continues to evolve with a popular eatery in one of the city's emerging Restaurant Rows moving downtown. north owned...
Bruce Newbury

Going behind the menu of 2 new unique R.I. eateries

“This is how my grandma made a hamburger!” Chef Kim Scarano sat in her new dining room telling the story behind what will be...
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