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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Dine Out, Save Lives

Are your thoughts turning to dinnertime? Tonight (Thursday) is the annual “Dine Out for Life” event sponsored by AIDS Project Rhode Island. I just realized I hadn’t heard anything about it this year, double-checked that it was still on (yup), and hoped that even a last-minute plug would help this non-profit complete its mission. 25%

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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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Tini Open in Downtown Providence

Tini — the new restaurant from Al Forno owners George Germon and Johanne Killeen — is now open on Washington Street. I guess it’s been open for four weeks, but yesterday was the first I noticed it. Not too surprising, considering that the diminutive front makes it seems almost like a side room of Gracie’s.

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Downtown Neighborhood Alliance Knows How to Party

The city’s most happening neighborhood association has its annual fundraiser on Friday: When: December 7th, 2007 @7pm until closing Where: Bravo Brasserie, 135 Empire Street, Providence RI What: $30 per ticket includes: • Free entry into door prize raffle • One complimentary glass of red/white wine or soda • Delicious festive fare • Fabulous entertainment

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