Locale Profile: Sarto: Tailor-made Italian dining

At Sarto’s Grand Opening in early November, they rolled out the red carpet — quite literally — along Dorrance Street, on the Weybosset corner of the Providence G building, to welcome Rhode Island’s brand new Osteria and Salumeria. Gathered by the doors, a crowd of prominent RI folk stayed warm with the help of outdoor heaters, listening […]

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Locale Profile: We’re Telling You! MidiCi is all about the moment … and the food that enhances it

You tell me. That’s what MidiCi means, both literally and figuratively. Owners Jamie Buenaventura and Brian Moy are making it a point to live up to the name. According to Moy, “This restaurant is a collaborative effort. We want to hear from you — what you like, what you want to see. If we can […]

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Chef’s Corner: It Does a Body Good: Milk Money executive and sous chefs talk turkey

With a menu that features deviled eggs and ranges from patatas bravas to dhal, you can expect no lack of flavor when you dine at Milk Money. Executive chef, William Lehman, and Milk Money’s sous chef, who for confidentiality wants to be referred to as @grumblesthacook, make sure of that. Lehman began cooking at age 16, then took […]

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I Scream!: Chef Melissa Denmark whips up a fall dessert

  A number of students go to culinary school without much culinary experience, but this wasn’t the case for the executive pastry chef of Gracie’s, Melissa Denmark. By the time she graduated, she already had experience working in a variety of kitchens: from hotels to small bakeries and even a dairy farm. After graduating, found a job […]

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We Got to Install Microwave Ovens: These recipes will have you going gourmet with the push of a button

We’re a few weeks in, and I’ll bet you’re already tired of your dining hall. You’re tired of the late night pizza and Chinese. You desire something different, but a home-cooked meal is too far away (and Mom doesn’t deliver) and dinner at that nice restaurant is out of your price range. So what’s a […]

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