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THREE RHODE ISLAND restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 2019 Most Scenic Restaurants in America list, including Boat House Waterfront Dining in Tiverton, pictured above. / COURTESY BOAT HOUSE WATERFRONT DINING

3 R.I. eateries named to OpenTable’s 2019 most scenic restaurants list

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America 2019 list released this week.Boat House Waterfront Dining...
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....

ALDI to open Fall River location

FALL RIVER – The supermarket competition is heating up.ALDI, a popular discount grocer with headquarters in Germany, will open its first store in Fall...
AHOLD DELHAIZE USA Retail Buisness Services' Infinity Fresh Kitchen has purchased Taylor Farms' yet-to-be-launched food-processing facility and hired Taylor Farms to manage the operation.

Ahold Delhaize company purchases yet-to-be-launched food-processing plant at Quonset

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Infinity Fresh Kitchen, an Ahold Delhaize USA company, has purchased a food-processing facility at Quonset Business Park at 320 Commerce Park...
BIG TECH companies like Facebook and Google are scheduled to testify in front of a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee this week . /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO /PATRICIA MONTEIRO

Opinion: Rep. Cicilline: Don’t forget about small businesses

Weiners are a Rhode Island tradition, one that my family has been a proud part of for 50 years. At Sam’s New York System,...
THE USDA'S Natural Resource Conservation Service has called on aquaculture oyster producers in Rhode Island to apply for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program as part of an effort to restore oyster reefs in protected water bodies as part of the Rhode Island Oyster Initiative. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CAROLINE BLUMBERG

USDA calls on oyster farmers to apply for Rhode Island Oyster...

WARWICK – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service has called on aquaculture oyster producers in Rhode Island to apply for financial...
NONDAIRY: Jacob Conway, left, and Kevin Eve are co-founders and owners of Uproot, which provides dispensers for plant-based milks, now available at the Brown University cafeteria, Johnson & Wales University and other locations.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Milk for all tastes, diets

The inspiration for Uproot Inc., a plant-based milk company founded by Brown University graduates, started with disappointment at the choice in the school’s cafeteria.Kevin...

Farm Fresh Rhode Island to hold nutrition workshops this summer

PAWTUCKET – This summer, interactive food and nutrition workshops hosted by Farm Fresh Rhode Island will offer tips for families receiving federal food assistance...
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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