Friday, February 15, 2013

SARA MOULTON AT HAMILTON HOUSE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Chef, former Gourmet editor, cookbook author (too many books to list), Good Morning America contributor and PBS celebrity Sara Mouton will be at Hamilton House (276 Angel Street, Providence) at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23. Her topic: women's roles in the culinary word. It's a book tour; she will sell and sign her latest, Sara Moulton's Everyday Family Dinners. And it's free but space is limited, so call to reserve.

Saturday, February 23   2:00 p.m.   Call: 401-831-1800

A LOOK AT SOUL FOOD: WHEELER DEL TORRO AT THE R.I. HISTORICAL SOCIETY 2/23/13

Vegan chef, author (of ice-cream tome The Vegan Scoop), and pop-up party creator/host Wheeler del Torro will talk about soul food and its origins in African traditions and American slavery at the Rhode Island Historical Society (110 Benevolent Street, Providence), Saturday, February 23 at 4:00 p.m. While he speaks about the development of soul food in America and its modern adaptations, chef del Torro will be cooking, demonstrating how to cook veggies like black-eyed peas, collard greens and sweet potatoes.

Saturday, February 23   4:00 p.m.

$10 for members, $20 for non-members

Reserve a place: programs@rihs.org

Friday, February 8, 2013

CABLE CAR CINEMA: LEADING BETWEEN THE VINES

Stuck inside this snowy day, you are surely online, so hit www.cablecarcinema.com and order a ticket for Monday's showing of Leading Between The Vines, a documentary by wine importer/author Terry Theise about terroir and wine-making in Germany.

6:45 p.m. for an apertif
7:15 p.m. Leading Between The Vines

The film runs 55 minutes then it's wine tasting and snacks from Chez Pascal.

$25 per person

Cable Car Cinema    204 South Main Street, Providence

GLEE GUM

Did you know that Glee Gum, with the retro packaging and funny little jumping-man, is a Providence company? Check out the well-designed website and maybe order some essentials like candy-making kits and gum dispensers.

www.gleegum.com

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Champe Speidel, owner of Persimmon (31 State Street) in Bristol has been invited to cook with his team at the James Beard House in New York. For friends and foodies he's doing two "preview" dinners at the restaurant. The first (Tuesday, February 5) is sold out but there is space at the Wednesday, February 6 dinner. The party begins at 6:30 with canap├ęs followed by four courses and wine pairings. Price is $100 before tax and tip. Call 401-254-7474 to reserve.

www.persimmonbristol.com