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Women in the lead in hospitality

The Rhode Island Hospitality Association recently relaunched the Women in Hospitality Council with more than 65 women on the outdoor patio at NYLO Hotel...
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Pizza wars breaking out in R.I.

(Corrected at 12:13 p.m. to fix Westerly location in second paragraph.)Pizza is in the spotlight. Gourmet pizza, grilled pizza, wood-fired pizza, coal-fired pizza, brick-oven...
AGE-OLD FAVORITE: Joann Carlson, owner of Jo’s American Bistro in ­Newport, hold’s a plate of the restaurant’s famous fish and chips, a 50-year-old family recipe. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Perennial dishes drawing tourists, new customers to R.I. eateries

For $19.95, diners at Jo’s American Bistro in Newport can order a 50-year-old fish and chips recipe and experience a taste of the city...
CHEF-RESTAURATEUR Johanne Killeen of Al Forno was named as a semifinalist for Outstanding Chef in the 2018 James Beard Awards.

Providence has 3 in James Beard Awards semis

 PROVIDENCE - The nominees for the “Oscars of the food world,” the James Beard Awards, were announced today in New York. Again this year...
Bruce Newbury

Foodies still flocking to Chef-a-Roni

“We had the first foodies in Rhode Island!” Henry Caniglia said, as he was giving a tour through his unique and venerable gourmet-food emporium...
Bruce Newbury

Rhode Island earns recognition as a top dining destination

As dining has become entertainment, it has taken on some characteristics of other forms of “showbiz.” Aside from the celebrity of chefs, there are...
BENJAMIN SUKLE, chef and owner of Oberlin and Birch. Oberlin was recently named as one of Eater's 38 essential New England restaurants. /PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Five R.I. Restaurants make Eater’s essential N.E. restaurant list

PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island restaurants were named in Eater’s “New England’s 38 Essential Restaurants” list released on Monday.Al Forno – Providence mainstay...
Bruce Newbury

R.I. first with farm-to-table concept

In Chicago, the night before the James Beard Foundation Awards on May 1, celebrity chef Rick Bayless threw a party at an art museum...

JWU alumna in running for James Beard Award

A yearly rite of spring among chefs, restaurateurs and numerous other professionals in the food and beverage industry is the annual awards gala of...
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