With an eye on staying local and supporting businesses by ordering take-out or dining-in, January 10–February 6, 2021 marks participation in four weeks of delicious dining specials brought through “Providence Restaurant Weeks Presents: Stay Local. Eat Well.” Participating area restaurants feature deals and specials for breakfast, lunch or dinner as well as signature cocktails, family-sized entrees, specialty products, and more. Whether you choose to dine inside, outside or take it to go, enjoy a well-deserved break from the kitchen, while showing your support for Rhode Island’s amazing restaurants. Support the efforts through conversation on social media using Tweet #PRW #PRW or Tweet #PVDEats. Providence Restaurant link list will be updated.
The premier international event in the world of Kosher wine and food, the 15th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience, will take place virtually on Sunday, February 21, 2021 with a free livecast, presented by Royal Wine Corp. Jay Buchsbaum, VP of Marketing and Wine Education, Royal Wine will lead a guided wine tasting and there will be appearances by Erik Segelbaum, Food & Wine Magazine’s 2019 Sommelier of the Year; Gabriel Geller, Wine Blogger and Director of PR, Royal Wine; and more.
Other event highlights include the introduction of new wines for Passover and appearances by celebrity chefs Michael Solomonov and Gabe Garcia, along with personalities from kosher.com, who will lead cooking demonstrations which guests can follow in real-time. Guests are invited to taste along with a signature tasting kit designed for the event, which includes 100 ml. samples of 25 featured wines, a tasting guide, recipes and a shopping list.
For more information, to register and to purchase the tasting kit, visit thekfwe.com.
The Festival of Wine & Spirits will take place on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Double Tree By Hilton in Bristol. Hosted by the Bristol Hospital Development Foundation, more than 225 fine wines, beer and spirits will be available for tasting, along with food from gourmet food stations and a dessert spectacular. All proceeds from this event will benefit renovations to the Emergency Center at Bristol Hospital. For more information on becoming a business partner or sponsoring this event contact Emily Viccaro at the Development Foundation.
The third annual CT Craft Beer Fest presented by the CT Brewers Guild hosts 60+ state breweries participating. Access VIP and General Admission sessions, with a limited amount of tickets available per session. All guests will receive a commemorative tasting glass with a sample of a collaboration beer brewed by the Board of Directors of the CT Brewers Guild. Designated Driver tickets are also available for all sessions. All proceeds generated from the festival go to the CT Brewers Guild, an organization by brewers and for brewers, to help further the goals of the craft beer movement in Connecticut.
Saturday, April 3, 2021
VIP Passport Session: 12pm – 4pm
GA Session #1: 1pm – 4pm
VIP Session #2: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
GA Session #2: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
DD tickets are available for all sessions.
See 2019’s event highlights here.
Please check the event website due to COVID-19-related updates or changing guidelines regarding public gatherings.