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Berri opens on Mathewson Street in downtown Providence

PROVIDENCE – Berri, a restaurant by chef and owner Siobhan Chavarria, has opened in a newly renovated commercial building at 187 Mathewson St.The restaurant...
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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...
ALEPPO SWEETS was one of two Providence restaurants determined to be among the 50 best new restaurants in the United States, according to Bon Appetit.

2 Providence restaurants among Bon Appetit’s top 50 new eateries in...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island eateries were named among Bon Appetit’s Top 50 Nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants 2019.Aleppo Sweets and Big King...
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: Sean Sullivan, franchisee owner of Jersey Mike’s Subs, says he always had an “entrepreneurial spirit” and wanted to go into business for himself. In 2006, he purchased the North Providence franchise, and subsequently bought franchises in Warwick and Raynham.
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Franchisee: Sean Sullivan

Sean Sullivan | Jersey Mike’s Subs | North Providence, Raynham and two locations in WarwickThe pitch: Jersey Mike’s Subs offers sliced and grilled sub...
A RENDERING of the planned brewery and beer garden for Narragansett Beer in Providence adjacent to India Point Park. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BEER

Narragansett Beer buys taproom location near India Point from Brown

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Brewing Co. has completed its acquisition of the property at 271 Tockwotten St. and 230 India St., adjacent to India...

Wright’s Dairy Farm named R.I.’s 2019 Outstanding Dairy Farm

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Wright’s Dairy Farm has been named the 2019 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Pastures Committee, the R.I. Department of...
FOOD EXPORT USA - NORTHEAST has received a multiyear $20 million grant that largely be used to promote Northeast seafood industry suppliers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CAROLINE BLUMBERG

Nonprofit gets $20M from feds to promote Northeast seafood exports

PROVIDENCE – A nonprofit focused on facilitating trade between Northeast food, agricultural and seafood suppliers, and international importers has received $20 million from the...
NESTLE has filed a WARN notice to the Mass. Department of Labor informing the state of a site closure in Taunton that will affect 49 workers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHELE LIMINA

Nestle/Dreyer’s Ice Cream site in Taunton to close, 49 workers impacted

TAUNTON – Nestle USA Inc. and Nestle Dreyer’s Ice Cream Co. will be closing the distribution and transfer center at 455 John Hancock Rd....

URI researcher trying to make ‘laser scarecrow’ commercial success

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island researcher has created what she calls a “laser scarecrow” that avoids problems caused by other methods...
When Jennifer Brinton decided to turn a family avocation into a vocation, she knew she needed more than the family atmosphere she and her husband brought to work. Once she acted on that realization, all the pieces fell into place. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you begin

Jennifer Brinton | Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island ownerWhen you start from scratch like we did with Grey Sail in 2011, it’s really...
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