Food

Someone Has to Make Sure You Eat Your Vegetables.

  …Especially all you chain-smoking hipster types. Today is the first day of the Armory Park Farmers’ Market. Which is a good thing, as many of us know that it’s pretty tough to get groceries on the West Side: Armory Park Farmers’ Market Along Parade St. on the West Side 4pm-7pm, every Thursday This week, […]

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Red Scare!

Killer tomatoes on the loose! From USA Today: The Food and Drug Administration said Sunday that 145 to 150 people in 16 states have been sickened by salmonellosis, which has been linked to the consumption of raw red tomatoes. States reporting illnesses linked to the outbreak include Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas,

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Chelsea Clinton vs. Jennie Garth: You Be The Judge

Well, it’s been a whole month or so since Peta2 crowned the totally emo Cutest Vegetarians Alive.  Now, in an effort to basically do the same thing all over again but this time with celebrities, they’ve opened up the voting in the World’s Sexiest Vegetarian contest.   (Because the difference between ‘cute’ and ‘sexy’ is fame-based,

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two greasy thumbs way up (and I mean greasy in a good way)

I have to throw in on this new Stanley’s Burgers place down on Richmond Street. I had never heard of this Rhode Island institution and I’m not a big hamburger person, particularly when it’s just a gigantic ball of ground meat. For me a sandwich is all about the proportion of the bread to the

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Oooh, Spicy Pig!

From ProvidencePalate.com: “For those who haven’t heard. Farmstead Lunch has opened it’s doors, at 223 Westminster St., in beautiful Downcity, Providence. Locally made pate? Rhode Island Soda? Spicy mustards, pickles and condiments? Cured meats? Artisan cheeses? It’s is all there.” (read more)

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Finally… it’s coming!!!

Long-awaited, much-rumored, and deeply-desired. TJ is coming to L’il Rhodie! From the Projo: Offbeat grocery-store chain Trader Joe’s will open its first Rhode Island supermarket on Bald Hill Road this fall. Known for its Hawaiian-shirt-wearing employees, $3 bottles of wine and inexpensive, gourmet-style goods, Trader Joe’s has expanded rapidly in recent years. The grocer now

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