Food

Mike’s Ice Hits the Cold Stone Pavement
July 20, 2016 No Commentby

Mike’s Ice Hits the Cold Stone Pavement

A new Providence-based food truck has hit the scene, bringing ice cream loving Rhode Islanders something different: Mike’s Ice is ...

Locale Profile: Dine at Massimo for Maximum Yum Yums
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Dine at Massimo for Maximum Yum Yums

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the ...

Take Shelter at Providence’s First Barcade: Shelter Arcade Bar
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Take Shelter at Providence’s First Barcade: Shelter Arcade Bar

Rhode Island, 1999. The Providence Place Mall is almost complete, serving as a new beacon of light and hope for ...

Open and Closed
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Open and Closed

[OPEN] A new chicken and fish place, Bucktown, recently opened on the west side of Providence. They also have beer ...

Icy, Creamy, Healthy Sweet: A Cookbook, Not an Oxymoron.
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

Icy, Creamy, Healthy Sweet: A Cookbook, Not an Oxymoron.

  As a child of the ‘70s, my memory of frozen summer treats includes Popsicles loaded with red dye number ...

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed

Surprisingly, the first and hardest problem of talking about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is defining them. Advanced biotechnology since the ...

GMO Food: Complicated Questions but No Simple Answers
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMO Food: Complicated Questions but No Simple Answers

Food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made by genetic engineering (GE) has been in the news recently following the May ...

Make a Fancy Dinner Party Happen
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

Make a Fancy Dinner Party Happen

Summer is party time in my book. Throwing the backyard BBQ, beach blanket gathering or casual bocce bash is easy queasy, ...

Is Sugar the New Tobacco?
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

Is Sugar the New Tobacco?

“Sugar is the new heroin.” – Tom Jacobs In life, we all make choices. Some of them are good and ...

How to Plan a Dinner Party
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

How to Plan a Dinner Party

A colleague recently asked me what my favorite wine and dessert are. As if I could pick only one of ...