Food

Should probably acknowledge that holiday that's coming up

 And will do so by reminding you that just two days remain until Bush names and pardons the turkey charged with repopulating its species by this time next year. Lots of fun to humanize the birds, right before we devour their flesh, ain’t it? You can vote on what to name this year’s lucky fowl, …

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Amuse My Bouche

In culinary terms, the amuse bouche refers to the tiny bite-sized morsel that precedes the first course, an introduction of the chef and preview of the meal to come. Amuse My Bouche refers to the food column that you find here on Providence Daily Dose, promising local restaurant reviews, Providence food&bev industry gossip, and general …

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Amuse My Bouche

 In culinary terms, the amuse bouche refers to the tiny bite-sized morsel that precedes the first course, an introduction of the chef and preview of the meal to come. Amuse My Bouche refers to the food column that you find here on Providence Daily Dose, promising local restaurant reviews, Providence food&bev industry gossip, and general …

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But Did He Have To Call It ‘Mansinthe’?

The answer is, of course he did. And while I’m definitely a fan of anything absinthe related here in the states, I cannot, and will not drink anything called Mansinthe or Man-anything. If you’re interested in drinking something of Marilyn Manson’s you can go here and I won’t judge you at all. Probably.

Grilling On The Edge

Tomorrow from 4-8 pm the Urban Edge Farm hosts Southside Community Landtrust’s 4th annual Hoe Down/Fundraiser. The event features gourmet BBQ (cooked by Johnson & Wales finest Chef’s in training) in which all produce comes freshly picked from local Rhode Island farms. Music will be provided by Groundingroot, The Killdevils, The Can Kickers, and my …

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Progressive Caffeine

Last spring I was delighted to learn that Starbucks would no longer be the only coffee house on Thayer Street. An independent establishment, Blue State Coffee, was on its way. I wasn’t sure about the name (a reference to Rhode Island’s official nickname perhaps?), so I looked it up on google. This page from bluestatecoffee.com …

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Grilling on the Edge: 4th Annual Hoe Down

This Saturday, 4-9pm. At the Urban Edge Farm, 31 Pippin Orchard Rd, Cranston. Southside Community Land Trust’s annual celebration of local agriculture. Music, dancing, gourmet BBQ featuring local foods and drinks, farm tours, children’s activities, urban agriculture demonstrations, 4 local breweries, 3 local vineyards, homemade cookies, grilled corn, and more! Admission includes:  Gourmet BBQ dinner …

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