RI Food Notes: For a week of Oct. 25, 2017


Panera Bread is partnering with a Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation during a 16th annual Pink Ribbon Bagel promotion. Throughout a month of October, a apportionment of deduction from all Pink Ribbon Bagels (formed by palm into a badge shape, and featuring dusty cherries, cranberries, vanilla, sugarine and brownish-red sugar) sole in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts will go to a Pawtucket-based non-profit.

The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America will reason a 30th Annual “Scouting for Food Good Turn” expostulate on Saturday, Oct. 28. Scouts will discharge doorway hangers to neighbors’ homes seeking donations of canned goods. Donation pick-ups will take place Saturday, Nov. 4 starting during 9 a.m., and will be delivered to a Rhode Island Community Food Bank and other internal food pantries. The many indispensable equipment embody canned soup, tuna and meats, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, tomato sauce, cereals, rice and pasta and canned or dusty beans. Food can also be forsaken off during Scout Shops during 1276 Bald Hill Road, Warwick and 79 Swansea Mall Drive, Swansea.

After a progressive, eight-day unsentimental exam, former West Greenwich proprietor Joseph Leonardi has warranted a American Culinary Federation Certified Master Chef designation, a top turn of veteran acceptance that a prepare can accept in a United States. Leonardi, executive of culinary operations during The Country Club in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, is now one of usually 68 approved master chefs in a United States.

Coming up

New Rivers, 7 Steeple St., Providence, welcomes prepare Matt Jennings behind to Providence on Sunday evening, Oct. 29 to applaud a recover of his new cookbook “Homegrown.” Jennings will prepare recipes from a book and aged Farmstead favorites with New Rivers owner/chef Beau Vestal. Tickets cost $110 and embody dinner, a cookbook and an edibleRhody receptacle bag. , and all wages and taxation compared with a food. Call (401) 751-0350 to squeeze tickets.

Yowie will be handed out during Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Spooky Zoo Event on Sunday and Monday, Oct. 29 and 30. It’s a chocolate candy from Australia that binds an animal collectible along with a prospectus about a traits and habitat. Yowie aims to “Save The Natural World” by compelling wildlife charge and educating children about ecology and involved species. For more, revisit yowiegroup.com

Newport Restaurant Week runs from Nov. 3-12. Participating restaurants will offer three-course, fixed-price lunches for $16 and dinners for $35. For present information, revisit discovernewport.org/newport-restaurant-week/.

International House of RI, 8 Stimson Ave., Providence, will horde an Italian Dinner, featuring food from a segment of Umbria, on Friday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. The menu, combined by executive sous prepare William Gilpin, from Terrazza Restaurant in Smithfield, includes Hunter Style Chicken Cacciatore with lemon, capers and sage; Farro, a whole pellet wheat; oven roasted Broccolini; Insalata Arugula with Pear and toasted Pine Nuts and shaved Pecorino cheese. For dessert it’s Sbriscolona Torta (Italian Almond Torte) with Zabaione cream. Italian booze will also be served. Tickets are $30, $25 for members and $15 for students. Space is limited. To haven a spot, call (401) 421-7181 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday by Friday.

The annual Culinary Challenge for a Cause to advantage a Alzheimer’s Association R.I. Chapter will be hold Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. during Rhodes on a Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. Chefs from assisted-living communities will contest in a cookoff and their stations will be open for sampling. Tickets are $35 in advance, $50 during a doorway and $30 for parties of 10 or more. Purchase tickets online during alz.org/ri or call (800) 272-3900.

Trattoria Zooma, 245 Atwells Ave., Providence, (401) 383-2002, trattoriazoomari.com, will have pumpkin, pecan and honeyed potato pies ($17) accessible for Thanksgiving.

Save a date

The Sun Wine Food Fest will lapse to a Mohegan Sun for 3 days commencement Friday, Jan. 26. Tickets are now on sale. Visit mohegansun.com/sun-wine-and-food-fest.html.

Community meals

A Swedish pancake breakfast will be served during a annual Bit O’Sweden Fall Fair during a Evangelical Covenant Church, 841 North Main St., Attleboro on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The cost is $6. Lunch will be accessible from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will underline a choice of a Smorgasbord plate, meatball underling or a quiche image with possibly soup or salad, dessert and beverage. The cost is $10.

The Central Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Celebration Dinner will be hold on Saturday, Nov. 11, during 7 p.m. during a Conanicut Yacht Club, 40 Bay View Drive, Jamestown. It will be a smorgasboard with soup, salad, a choice of dual entrees and dessert as good as a money bar. Tickets are $35 and are accessible in a church’s Clarke Hall, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, after Sunday services and during bureau hours Monday by Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On a menu

Both Scarpetta and a Regent Cocktail Club during Gurney’s Newport, 1 Goat Island, Newport, (401) 849-2600, gurneysresorts.com/Newport, have combined new anniversary equipment to their menus. Scarpetta offers a bound cost $35 menu from Sunday-Thursday that includes a primi piatti featuring tawny polenta or tuna “sushi”, secondi including housemade tagliolini or branzino and dolce with comfortable banana bread or coconut panna cotta. The Regent Cocktail Club has $1 oysters and 50 percent off tiny plates and appetizers (excluding tender bar) with a splash Monday by Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Chelo’s Hometown Bar and Grille, with locations in Cranston, East Providence, Providence, Smithfield, Warwick and Woonsocket, is featuring a anniversary menu with some old-fashioned favorites like New England Pot Roast, Shepherd’s Pie and French Onion Soup, along with some new equipment like Blackened Shrimp Salad, The Italian Burger and a new Vegan Burger.

DiMicco’s Authentic Italian Eatery, 1705 West Shore Rd., Warwick, (401) 921-5554, dimiccos-authentic.com, has an all-you-can-eat Sunday cooking for $18.95 for parties of 4 or more. Children underneath 10 are $9.95.

The Fall lunch and cooking specials on Wednesdays Greenwood Inn Restaurant, 1350 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI, greenwoodinnri.com, (401) 738-3334, embody Potted Beef surfaced with gravy, Beef Stew and Escarole and Bean Soup.

—Janet Butler



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