Friday, January 7, 2011
AROUND RHODE ISLAND/January
Ocean House (1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill 401-584-7000) is the setting for a farm and vine dinner with Champe Speidel of Persimmon as presiding chef (see 9/1/10 post: rhodeislandismyoyster.blogspot.com/2010/09/bristol-ri-persimmon.html).
The menu features lamb from Hopkins Farm (terrific lamb) as well as produce from Barden Family Orchard. Wines will be selected by Tim Locke of Hess Collection vineyards (Napa, CA www.hesscollection.com/).
Details: Wednesday, January 12, 7:00 p.m. - $75.00 plus tax & tip
Monday, January 17
Gracie's in downtown Providence (194 Washington St 401-272-7811) will feature wines from around the world as well as craft beer selections from Berkshire Brewery (www.berkshirebrewingcompany.com/) in Deerfield, MA and Rapscallion Brewery (www.drinkrapscallion.com/home.shtml) in Holyoke, MA. Hors d'oeuvres by Gracie's chef, Matthew Varga. Music too. graciesprovidence.com/
Details: Monday, January 17, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. - $50.00