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: 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: Eat Drink RI Festival

Sample food from multiple chefs, restaurants and food trucks, as well as wine, beer and cocktails from local wineries, breweries and bartenders all in one weekend.

If you've always wanted to explore the Providence and Rhode Island restaurant and bar scene, but don't always get the chance to go back and forth (from wherever you live) to dine out, then the Eat Drink RI Festival is the event for you. It will allow you to sample food from dozens of chefs, restaurants and food trucks, as well as wine, beer and…

New Year's Eve Dinners

A round-up of Rhode Island food events for the last night of 2013.

Aspire Aspire, the restaurant inside the Hotel Providence, is hosting a five-course tasting menu for $72 per person, followed by live entertainment and dancing from 8:30 p.m.−midnight. Choose the dinner with wine pairings for $95 per person. Valet parking is available for guests. Opt to spend the night at the hotel with accommodations starting at $259. Call 401-861-8000 for more…

Cheap Eats: Mobile Food Fascination in Providence

New mobile vendors are popping up every week, so we made a list of the latest additions and our old favorites.

New mobile vendors are popping up every week. Here's a list of our old favorites.   There are no set schedules or locations for every food truck and cart, but most use social media to communicate their whereabouts. Use our guide to track them down and enjoy the feast hitting our streets.     Twitter: @ChezPascal  Specialty: Hewtin's Dogs: sausages,…