Food

Seafood Throwdown At Armory Park

(5.29) Farm Fresh Rhode Island opens its Summertime Armory Market with a special event. Chef Colin Sepko from Julians and Peter Gobin from Mijo’s Tacos go head-to-head in the Local Seafood Throwdown at the Armory Market with a mystery fish! Meet the fishermen and women, chefs, and supporting farms at the Armory Market opening this …

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R.I. Seafood Festival This Weekend

Head over to India Point Park for the 3rd annual Rhode Island Seafood Festival. Rhode Island’s premiere seafood festival hosting the best seafood in all of Rhode Island and southern New England. Restaurants, food distributors, breweries, wineries, local companies, artists and non-profit organizations will be present at the event to promote their products, service or …

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Diner Renovation Nearing Completion

Encouraging news about the old Poirier’s Diner now located at 1380 Westminster Street. An update in today’s ProJo tells how local developer and property owner Jon Özbek was finally able to bring this project to fruition. It has taken ten years and $750,000. Özbek purchased the diner in 2003 — the visionaries behind the Eagle …

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Cinco De Mayo — Americans Celebrate The Battle Of Puebla

Because somebody’s got to do it. On May 5, 1862 the Mexican army prevailed in an unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. This made Americans thirsty. Thus we have Cinco de Mayo. Head downtown today for the In Downcity Cinco de Mayo block party. There will be food trucks including Poco …

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New On Broadway — The Grange

First, everyone loves this new façade (which brought about the removal of the old awning that had an apostrophe in the wrong place which used to drive me nuts). More importantly this self-described “vegetable restaurant” seems to be making people pretty happy with the food and not just the vegetable people. My vegan friend couldn’t …

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SCLT Hub Day — Four Locations

(4.6) Southside Community Land Trust will kick off the growing season with its Neighborhood Hub Day on Saturday, April 6th. The Hub Day is the event to sign up for SCLT membership and participate in the Providence Community Growers Network. Attendees will be able to pick up compost and seeds, meet fellow neighbors who grow …

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Urban Greens Equinox Party

(3.21) Celebrate the coming of spring, meet your neighbors, share some delicious food, and learn about Urban Greens’ plans for a community owned grocery store in the West Side of Providence. Music, snacks, raffles. Live music performances by Providence’s multi-talented Scratch farmers — Katie Miller, Natalie Joblonski, and Nathan Bergman-Dean. Food from Cabot Cheese, a …

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