Topic: Food

Arts & Culture

Lukas Volger discusses latest cookbook on vegetarian bowl meals

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Volger is the author of “Bowl,” a cookbook dealing entirely with a formerly hipster but increasingly mainstream trend: food bowls.

In this month’s edition of Rhode Island Monthly, Citizen Wing, a food truck based in Providence, was given the “Best Fried Stuff” award. Citizen Wing prides itself on creativity, updating the menu seasonally and battering much of its food in beer from a local brewery before frying it.

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Local food truck voted best fried food in Rhode Island

December 1, 2016 0 comments

Citizen Wing, a food truck serving the greater Providence community, received the “Best Fried Stuff” award in the most recent issue of Rhode Island Monthly.

Splatter-painted pink marzipan almond and delectable nutty pistachio flavors lure macaroon lovers to Ellie’s Bakery in Providence.

Arts & Culture

Ellie’s Bakery welcomes spring to Providence

March 24, 2016 1 comment

Tucked away in a bread box-sized storefront just off College Hill, Ellie’s Bakery, a Parisian-inspired bake shop, is commemorating the arrival of spring.

Culinary capital

Culinary capital

May 21, 2015 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2015

Providence may be relatively small and less wealthy, but it is home to a thriving restaurant community unlike any other on the East Coast.

Providence bakeries, coffee shop earn sweet victory

Illustrations, Metro

Providence bakeries, coffee shop earn sweet victory

April 9, 2015 0 comments

Readers of Travel and Leisure Magazine ranked Providence second on a list of America’s Best Cities for Sweet Tooths that was released April 1.

Documentary presents evidence on how a plant-based diet can lead to lower rates of cancer, stroke and heart disease.

Science & Research

“Forks Over Knives” examines dietary changes as cure for disease

March 5, 2015 1 comment

“Forks Over Knives” examines how many diseases can be controlled and even reversed by switching to a plant-based diet with fewer processed foods.

City Gyro was one of three food trucks asked to relocate by the Providence Police Dec. 17, following a complaint that they were illegally parked in metered spaces.


Mama Kim’s ceases daytime Thayer St. operations

January 21, 2015 3 comments

Mama Kim’s Korean BBQ, a food truck mainstay on Thayer Street, will no longer operate along its normal route in 2015, wrote CEO Don Fecher.

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

Arts & Culture

Food, language collide as students explore cultures

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As the leaves fall and the winds become harsher, there is a special urgency for the warmth and comfort of food.

Experienced restaurant owner Susan Alper frequently draws on her past successes and mishaps to shape Clean Plate’s ever-changing menu.

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At the table with Susan Alper

November 21, 2014 0 comments

A self-described “passionate lunatic about food,” Susan Alper spoke with The Herald to share the sources of her enthusiasm for the kitchen.

The peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies were one of North Bakery’s strengths, with a hint of both salty and sweet.

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Alternative bakery promises innovative flavors

September 23, 2014 0 comments

With a quirky decor and avant-garde menu, North Bakery may seem a bit out of place. But its inventive flavor combinations prove refreshing, not disruptive.