Limited Outdoor Dining Starts

Beginning Monday, May 18, restaurants may begin limited outdoor dining in addition to pick-up, delivery, and drive-through operations. The Governor has posted information and guidelines at Reopening RI. Dan McGowan writes in The Boston Globe. The restaurants will be required to take reservations ahead of time, limit tables to up to five customers, and use […]

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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 with dragons and grails, and extravagantly bosomed damsel warrior fairies,

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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 from Mee Hong.  The old menus are mildly appalling as

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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 cream, and many vegetarian and vegan options on the menu

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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 famous Ming Garden, Luke’s on Eddy Street, and the Mee

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