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Local Vendors Showcase Talent at Eat Drink RI

By May 31, 2016Rhode Island, Top News
Jamie Buscher, Promotions Team Manager, Narragansett Brewing Company.

The 2016 Eat Drink RI Festival showcased local culinary talent, as well as local wineries, breweries and spirit companies. The festival began on Thursday, April 28 with a “Dinner by Dames,” where top female chefs and bartenders provided a multi-course dining experience for guests. On Friday, the festival hosted the Truck Stop, which benefited the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Mobile food trucks parked at the Alex and Ani City Center in Kennedy Plaza and local musicians provided musical entertainment. The Grand Tasting was held on Saturday, April 30, during which guests sampled locally produced wine, beer and spirits, as well as tastes and treats from local restaurants and farms, at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Now in its fifth year, the Eat Drink RI Festival concluded with a brunch on Sunday, May 1.

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