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Another Chain Coming To Thayer

This nice man hanging up signs at the former Au Bon Pain location on Thayer Street today explained that vegan chef and “Cupcake Wars” winner Chloe Coscarelli will be opening a restaurant called by CHLOE. Another bakery, when I’m already looking forward to the opening of

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Pecha Kucha Postponed

The Pecha Kucha meeting originally scheduled for tomorrow night, Wednesday, has been postponed to next Tuesday, February 16th. I suppose everyone can discuss snowflake design (Isn’t God just the best?!) or maybe Temple’s signature font. It’s almost that faux-medieval font favored by interactive role-playing games

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What Happened At Reflections?

Reflections, at the corner of Wickenden and Governor for the last 8 or so years, has closed.  It initially appeared to be a temporary thing, but is now looking like it’s permanent.  A real loss for Fox Point. Their website, which is insane, has a

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“Chow Mein, Chicken Wings, and Cheeseburgers”

A special exhibit at the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University illuminates the history of Chinese restaurants (and Chinese immigration) in Providence, focusing on the big three — Ming Garden, Mee Hong and Luke’s. It is a small exhibit including this place setting

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Kafe Lila — vegan, gluten free

For those of you looking for great vegan options, Kafe Lila is a locally-owned cafe in the Grant building on Main Street in Pawtucket. In addition to sandwiches — try the butternut squash — they have coffee, espresso, cold-brewed iced coffee, baked goods, homemade ice

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Who Doesn’t Like Ribs?

Thanks to the ProJo for sending a real food writer — Gail Ciampa, not Michael Janusonis — over to United BBQ on Ives Street and reminding me that it is right there… within walking distance… maybe even in the snow.  Everything sounds real good —

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Ooh Ming Wings *drools*

And the Flaming Poo Poo Platters… look we didn’t know any better. Researcher and Brown grad student Heather Lee is conducting oral history research on some of the old family-owned Chinese restaurants once located in downtown Providence. She is particularly interested in hearing about the