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R.I. high school students hone their hospitality chops at career conference

The Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation recently held a Hospitality Student Career Conference for 150 high school students who are currently enrolled in a...
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Pop-ups popping up all over

Usually a collaboration ­between a young up-and-coming chef and an established restaurateur, the so-called “pop-up restaurant” is a signature of a vibrant restaurant city....
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‘Third place’ vying for No. 1

The “third place” is taking a prominent space in people’s lives. It refers to the place where one spends time when one is not...
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James Beard rejiggers the map

The James Beard Awards have become known as the Oscars of the food world. Competition has become intense as chefs and restaurateurs constantly search...
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A breakout of signature dishes

Chefs and restaurants are known for their style and approach to the cuisine, often featuring signature creations on a menu driven by the ethnic...
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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...
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Food trucks in demand

The food-truck phenomenon shows no sign of slowing down. Food trucks, as opposed to food carts, are equipped with facilities to store and cook...
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Can so many new restaurants capture our fancy?

Two new restaurants have just opened in Newport. An Italian bistro called Vieste is now in the original Stoneacre space on lower Thames Street....
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In search of the next R.I. hot foodie spot

The recent honorees of Providence Business News’ 40 Under Forty awards program make a positive statement about our state and its promise. There are...
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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....
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