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Friday, December 14, 2018

Dining Out

FIRST TASTE: Two bottles of the 2018 Beaujolais Nouveau Rosé served recently at Pot au Feu. / COURTESY ROBERT I. BURKE

Everything old is new again

To be a “rising star chef,” there must be a dining destination, a food city, a restaurant row with a core group of well-established...
Bruce Newbury

Sarto has sense of place

Some restaurants are menu-driven, others price-driven. One of the newest downtown Providence restaurants describes itself as “neighborhood-driven.”The new Sarto on Weybosset Street is a...
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...
Bruce Newbury

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...
Bruce Newbury

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...
Bruce Newbury

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...
Bruce Newbury

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...
Bruce Newbury

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...
Bruce Newbury

Lobster rolls still king in Rhode Island

There are very few dishes in the Ocean State that can start conversations, even arguments, as a lobster roll can.It is one of the...
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