Topic: Food

Wieners ordered “all the way” at the late-night establishment are traditionally loaded up on the chef’s arm and served piping hot.

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Wieners sizzle at Olneyville NY System

October 1, 2019 0 comments

It’s midnight in Olneyville. A chef opens up a steam drawer and takes out three golden side-cut rolls, warm and soft.

The Shake Shack on Thayer Street is the first in the state. The occasion was attended by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza.

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Shake Shack shakes up Thayer

March 22, 2019 0 comments

Shake Shack finally opened its doors to the public Wednesday morning following a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Shake Shack team members and the owners of 249 Thayer St.

Angelica Hicks, a coordinator for Equal Exchange, promoted the purchase of fair trade bananas to support just treatment of producers and growers.

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Banana prices are ripe for change, speaker says

March 5, 2019 0 comments

While bananas are some of the cheapest and most popular products in most grocery stores, they are often sourced from companies that do not adhere to fair-trade practices, according to Angelica Hicks, who coordinates the banana supply chain for distributor and cooperative Equal Exchange.

Youssef Arkhtarini, baker at Aleppo Sweets, previously owned bakeries in Syria, where he sold baklava by the stacks every day.

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Syrian eatery Aleppo Sweets draws crowd to Ives Street

February 28, 2019 0 comments

Feb. 24 marked the one-month anniversary of Aleppo Sweets’ opening on Ives Street. The shop has a warm and welcoming atmosphere: Copper Turkish tea sets decorate the front of the restaurant, a dozen plants and lamps hang from the azure ceiling and Arabic songs play softly in the background.

Researchers study kimchi fermentation

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Researchers study kimchi fermentation

April 22, 2018 0 comments

Kimchi, a Korean side dish composed of seasoned, fermented vegetables, has become popular in recent years, especially among health-conscious consumers.

Students cite convenience, finances for stealing food

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Students cite convenience, finances for stealing food

April 17, 2018 1 comment

For many students, a trip to the Ivy Roomincludes using a meal swipe, enjoying a meal with friends and leaving

Boston-based company Bon Me comes to Providence with a new food truck, which served free samples of its specials to students last Wednesday.

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Bon Me food truck parks in Providence

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Despite the previous day’s inclement weather, the Bon Me food truck rolled onto Waterman Street to celebrate its grand opening at Brown on March 15.

New ramen shop to make splash on Thayer

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New ramen shop to make splash on Thayer

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Ramen is coming to campus this spring with Boston’s highly rated Ganko Ittetsu slated to open at 215 Thayer St. in May.

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Providence cafes offer holiday drinks, food

December 7, 2017 0 comments

As finals loom and winter break approaches, sweet treats and warm drinks become all the more welcome.

Sherab Dorji ’20 established Khemdro Kuenphen Dairy Group, a dairy cooperative, in his hometown of Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan. The co-op, which Dorji hopes will begin operations in April 2018, would potentially increase the profitability of dairy by cutting out middle men and guaranteeing farmers a fair price for their products.

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Social Innovation Fellow builds Bhutanese dairy cooperative

November 27, 2017 0 comments

This summer, Sherab Dorji ’20 traveled as a Social Innovation Fellow back to his home in Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan.