Diner’s Update

The Dish: Diner's Update: January/ February 2016

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 1/20 There’s a lot you can do with cauliflower and Hope and Main members Bleu Grijalva and Emily Jodka are happy to share some tips. The versatile vegetable will be used in six different, simple and tasty dishes during a two-hour class in Warren. You’ll learn how to make cauliflower hummus, faux fried chicken and much more. The class…

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…

The Dish: Diner's Update: December 2015/ January 2016

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 12/13−24 Pane e Vino Ristorante and Enoteca is hosting the Feast of the Seven Fishes, the Italian tradition typically celebrated on Christmas Eve, from December 13 to 24 from noon to close. The cost is $42 per guest and includes antipasti, primo and secondo, featuring dishes like fried smelts, snail salad, calamari, pesce e gamberi, pan fried local flounder…

The Dish: Diner's Update: November/ December 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 11/18 Roberto Teobaldo of Teo Costa Winery will make a guest appearance at Pane E Vino in Providence for a one-night eating experience you won’t want to miss. Special wines will be paired with a meal created by the winery’s personal chef, Maurizio, from Ugo’s Gastronomia in Alba, Italy. Alba is a small town in Piedmont, Italy, and it’s…

The Dish: Diner's Update: October/ November 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 10/21 George’s of Galilee in Narragansett presents a five-course Autumn Wine Dinner at 6 p.m. Enjoy a rich and colorful fall menu with courses such as lobster and Calabaza squash risotto and charred rainbow beet salad, each paired with an accompanying wine pour. Tickets are $55 per person, plus tax and service charge. To reserve, call 401-783-2306.   10/22…

The Dish: Diner's Update Sept./October 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS   9/23 Enjoy a prix-fixe dinner at the Boat House in Tiverton for $85 per person. Created by chef Rolando Robledo, the Fall Farmer Dinner will emphasize “the flavors of autumn” in a variety of ways. Reservations are required. Call 401-624-6300.   9/24 To celebrate the days leading up to the Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival, newportFILM will…

The Dish: Diner's Update: August/Sept. 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS   8/19-8/30   Luxe Burger Bar presents its annual Build Your Own Burger Contest, an opportunity for guests to design the latest addition to the menu and enter for a chance to win a $500 Chow Fun Food Group gift card. For more information and for rules, visit luxeburgerbar.com.    8/19-8/22 Eden East of Austin, Texas, visits Rhode Island…

The Dish: Diner's Update: July/August 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 7/12−7/25 Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Providence Restaurant Weeks with more than eighty participating restaurants, including splurge-worthy mainstays New Rivers, the Salted Slate and Mill’s Tavern, and newcomers Edgewood Cheese Shop and Eatery or Garde de la Mer. Restaurants are offering three-course lunches for $14.95 and three-course dinners $29.95 or $34.95. For the full list of restaurants, go to…

The Dish: Diner's Update: May/June 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

EVENTS 5/20 May 20 is Iced Coffee Day in Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts. All day, participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants will donate $1 for every cup sold (all sizes) to Hasbro Children’s Hospital.   5/20 Blaze East Side is holding a tapas tasting at 6 p.m., which includes a selection of white wines paired with appetizers. The price for…

The Dish: Diner's Update: April/May 2015

The latest Rhode Island food, dining and restaurant news.

4/23 Derek Wagner of Nicks on Broadway will be cooking at the James Beard House in New York City for a collaboration dinner, American Comfort Food Redefined. The dinner begins at 7 p.m. and costs $170 per person. Other celebrated chefs include Eric Gabrynowicz of Restaurant North in Armonk, New York; Richard Kuo of Pearl and Ash, NYC; Sammy Monsour…