Diner’s Update

25 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Rhode Island

Local New Year's Eve festivities include dinners, rooftop parties, live music, burlesque shows and more.

Updated on Dec. 21, 2016. We will continuously add events to this page so please return often. 1. Old Downcity Glamour: The Ballroom at ProvidenceG The ProvidenceG has four options for ringing in the New Year, offering something for everyone. The Ballroom will be the scene of a historic Downcity affair, featuring a celebration of the decades with live jazz…

25 Places to Party on New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year at one of these NYE local events, parties and dinners from Providence to Newport to Westerly and everywhere in between.

Editor's Note: Updated on Dec. 18, 2015 and more events will be added soon… 1. BoOgie Night 2016 Ogie’s Trailer Park is tearing down 2015 in style starting at 9 p.m.. DJ's Ty Jesso and John O' Leary will be spinning, and there will be go-go dancers and a Champagne toast at Midnight. Tickets are $10 in advance and $20…

Dine Out on April 30 to Support AIDS Project Rhode Island

Dining Out for Life is looking for restaurants to join the cause and help raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention and education services.

AIDS Project Rhode Island is looking for local restaurants to join the fight against AIDS and HIV by participating in the Dining Out for Life program. On Thurs., April 30, restaurants will give a percentage of proceeds from the night’s checks to help provide HIV/AIDS prevention and education services, as well as assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. So far,…

The Dish: Diner's Update: December 2014/January 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 12/20 Newport Storm Brewery and Thomas Tew Rum Distillery are hosting their annual Hoppy Holidays event for the fifth year in a row. Sip Newport Storm beers and Thomas Tew Rum cider, munch on beer-infused cupcakes and tour the brewery and distillery. Kids can enjoy homemade root beer and ornament making. For event updates and more information, visit Newport…

The Dish: What's New at the Wintertime Farmers Market

From gift ideas to special events and new vendors, here's what you can find at Hope Artiste Village.

New Vendors: The Farm Fresh Rhode Island Wintertime Farmers Market at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket is now the largest in New England, says Georgina Sarpong, Farm Fresh RI’s farmers market program manager. The market takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 9, 2015, with more than sixty-five local purveyors selling dairy products, poultry and…

The Dish: Diner's Update: November/December 2014

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 11/19 Easy Entertaining in Providence will host Fatto a Mano: A Handmade Pasta Class from 6−7 p.m. After a lesson in basic pasta-making techniques by chef Ashley Vanasse, each guest will make his or her own pasta dough to take home. Reservations required. The cost is $39 per guest. Call 401-437-6090 or email info@easyentertainingri.com.   11/19 Pane e Vino…

The Dish: Diner's Update: October/November 2014

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

10/24 Visit Castle Hill Inn in Newport for the Relais and Chateaux Sixtieth Anniversary Dinner. A cocktail reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner from 7-11 p.m. Guest chef Pablo Montero of Spain will prepare an eclectic, Spain-meets-New England six-course meal alongside chef Karsten Hart. Fine wines from the Abadia Retuerta vineyards will be served. Reservations for the dinner…

The Dish: Diner's Update: September/October 2014

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS   9/19-9/28 East Greenwich Restaurant Week features affordable three-course prix-fixe meals and other dining deals at dozens of East Greenwich restaurants. Greenwich Bay Oyster Bar is featuring a three-course dinner for $24.77 and Dante’s Kitchen is offering fried chicken and waffles for $12.77. Don’t forget La Masseria’s lunch for $16.77 and dinner for $24.77 (not valid Friday or Saturday…