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April 25 – 28, 2018: Eat Drink RI Festival

WHAT: Now in it’s seventh year, the Eat Drink RI Festival is expanding its showcase of the culinary world in Rhode Island.  Thursday, April 26th is the seventh installment of Dinner by Dames, a unique experience bringing together a group of Rhode Island’s most talented female chefs and bartenders for a multi-course dining event held at Skyline at Waterplace in downtown Providence. This year’s Dinner by Dames is a part of Paint the Town (RED) to benefit AIDS Care Ocean State.

On Friday evening, Truck Stop to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank returns to the Food Bank’s huge lot in Providence with over 20 trucks—the largest gathering of its kind in New England. This sixth annual Truck Stop showcases even more of the excellence and variety of Rhode Island’s mobile restaurants, features local musicians, and also benefits an organization dedicated to ending hunger.

Saturday’s Grand Tasting features samplings of locally produced beer, wine & spirits, as well as an abundance of local food artisans at the Rhode Island Convention Center. During the Tasting there will be several culinary demonstrations featuring Rhode Island’s top chefs paired with a local producer to wow attendees with some of the best food in the country.

WHEN: April 25 – 28, 2018,  Various locations and times

See 2017 highlights.


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