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They said “Providence” on the tv

One of the joys of watching the HBO series ‘John Adams’ is that sometimes they say “Rhode Island” on television and that’s really really exciting. But this morning we hit the jack pot! Apparently Sal and Ivan hauled the Haven Brothers diner all the way to New York City for a segment on the admittedly […]

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Where Else Can You Buy A Dream For $2.29?

I know what you’re thinking right now. “I’m hungry,” you’re thinking. “I wish I had some bacon. Preferably some kind of bacon cured in organic maple syrup.” Or maybe you’re a vegetarian who drinks too much–like me!–in which case you’d like to forgo breakfast altogether and head straight for the absinthe cabinet. But for whatever

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Yan Can, And Will, Cook In Providence

As part of the fun-sounding conference Eating Chinese: Global and Local Perspectives on Memory and Identity, Martin Yan will be coming to Providence on April 5th. Like Bob Ross with sharp knives, Yan took something that most Americans knew nothing about and made it campily fascinating on his public television program. Though his manner was

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Location, Location – Where do YOU want the Downtown Farmers’ Market?

Farm Fresh RI is currently in the process of planning its outdoor farmers’ markets for the coming season. There have been some requests to move the Downtown Farmers’ Market from its past location between the Skating Rink and the Biltmore in Kennedy Plaza. We are still in the process of making concrete plans for this

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For those with a refined palate…

… Where have you been? This is still going on! Wintertime Farmers’ Market in Downtown Providence, every Saturday at AS220 from 12-3 pm. A few of my favorite market items: Chocolate to-die from Ocean State Chocolate and Confections, especially the Sea Salt Caramel truffle. Any cheese from Narragansett Creamery, but especially “Patty Parker” a soft

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