5 Places To Eat Incredibly Well In Providence, RI

A creative food scene that's not to be overlooked
Oct 2, 2014 11:00 am

It's easy to overlook Providence when discussing the East Coast's most recognized food cities. Then again, the city is home to one of the country's top culinary institutions, Johnson & Wales, and the historical Italian neighborhood of Federal Hill. Its location near a number of notable farms and a large body of water ensure that the city's restaurants can access fresh produce and seafood year-round. Suddenly, it doesn't seem so far-fetched that Providence would be a city bustling with food options, full of packed establishments that mix old and new, classical and contemporary. Here are five of our favorite places to eat in town.

Long Island: The Final Houseman At Latham's Dinner Is This Week

Pop-up meal series ends Thursday with veggie theme
Aug 27, 2013 2:30 pm

Houseman at Latham's is a series of six thematic meals at a pop-up location in Orient, NY this summer. The final dinner of the season (BYOB!) is this Thursday, August 29, with a theme of vegetables. Read on.

Just Food's 'Let Us Eat Local' Benefit Returning To NYC In October

Annual celebration features top city restaurants
Aug 20, 2013 11:30 am

Just Food, a non-profit organization that connects NYC communities with local farms and food, is hosting its sixth annual Let Us Eat Local Tasting Benefit on Wednesday, October 2. This year’s festivities will include tastings from some of the city’s most celebrated chefs, food artisans, breweries and wineries. Read on.

Farm To Table, With A Little Help From The Internet

Shop local, and online, at America's Farmstand
Dec 19, 2012 11:01 am

You love your local farmer's market. But, depending on where you live, it may not stock fresh citrus or organic heirloom tomatoes or maple syrup. Enter America's Farmstand: An online retailer dedicated to fresh, organic or sustainable produce from small family farms around the country. It ships food items directly from the farmer to your front door.

The World’s Top 5 Culinary Obsessions

Food freaks go wild from Barcelona to Brooklyn
Jun 13, 2012 9:01 am

If you're obsessed with ramps in the U.S. read on to see what other seasonal foods have fan followings around the world after the jump.

Local Agriculture Takes A Beating

Two farm-related food fights break out this week
May 18, 2012 9:01 am
Thomas Keller

Local food was involved in not one but two brawls this week resulting in nine arrests and an eruption of incensed tweets.

“Can You Dig It?” at M.B. Post

M.B. Post's new lunch series is a tour de force
Mar 5, 2012 2:01 pm
David LeFevre and Giuseppe Tentori

What does it take to get Angelenos down to Manhattan Beach for a three-course lunch on a weekday?  Apparently, two 2012 James Beard Foundation “Best Chef” nominees and a farmer. For good measure, the restaurant itself should be nominated for “Best New Restaurant,” too. Such was the case last Friday at M.B. Post...

CSAs: Beyond That Four-Pound Bag Of Kale

CSAs now offer coffee, fish, flowers and wine
Jan 9, 2012 4:01 pm

Signing up for Community Supported Agriculture (commonly known as CSAs) not only helps small farmers and the local food system in general, but also can make you feel a lot better about food shopping. Yet, sometimes you just don't need that extra three-pound bag of turnips or bok choy. To be clear, we're not hating on turnips or bok choy! CSAs can just be a little overkill, to even the most hardcore home cooks. But we have some good news!


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